RFU reveals how exercise can reduce risk of injury

The injury risks of youth rugby have received much attention in recent years, in particular, the risks of concussion have been widely discussed. In a bid to reduce injury in sport the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the University of Bath have conducted The School Injury Prevention Study.

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Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education

Create a positive learning environment for your students

Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education offers more than 60 large-group warm-up, character and team building activities. The book, which comes with a web resource, helps you prepare your students for success in university and beyond. Continue reading “Create a positive learning environment for your students”

PE teacher playing a game with autistic child

Teaching PE to students with autism, a comprehensive approach

In her book, Physical Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Michelle Grenier describes the common characteristics of autism and provides games and activities to help PE teachers with autistic students.
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Strength and conditioning programmes for tactical athletes

The physical demands of tactical professions such as military, law enforcement and fire and rescue require those workers to be in top physical condition to perform their jobs well and decrease the risk of injury. NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning contains scientific information to assist in implementing strength and conditioning programmes for trainers that work with these tactical athletes. Continue reading “Strength and conditioning programmes for tactical athletes”