Month: October 2016

Music to enhance enjoyment, motivation and performance

Applying Music in Exercise and Sport combines contemporary research, evidence-based practice and specific recommendations to guide you in your use of music.

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what is parkrun

What is Parkrun? An introduction for the uninitiated

You may have heard the name. You may have even unknowingly witnessed one yourself. Perhaps as you took the dog for an early morning weekend stroll? What appears at first to be a random assortment of people, running en masse in the general direction of …? But what is, in fact, Parkrun. What’s Parkrun? Who’s it for? What’s the point? All fair questions we’ll attempt to answer in this short blog post. Yes, it’s everything you ever wanted to know about Parkrun but were too out of breath to ask.

Cricket biomechanics

Free webinar: For better or for worse – how has sport biomechanics influenced the game of cricket?

This webinar outlines the impact the discipline of sports biomechanics has had on the game of cricket over the last decades. Content will include the sports biomechanists influence in the areas of; performance enhancement, injury prevention and issues surrounding biomechanical assessment of bowling actions from a regulatory enforcement perspective.

UCI announce changes to track events

This week, The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced changes to track events in a bid to ‘create more spectator-friendly racing’. The biggest changes have come in the form of the multidiscipline omnium. The number of events has changed from six to four as all the individual, timed rounds have been dropped. The omnium will also be changed from a two-day event to just one day.