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Title: The Clinical Orthopedic Assessment Guide, 2E
DE: Maureen Eckstein
Location: Kansas City, KS
Date: 08-02-2007 to 08-03-2007
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Exercise may work as well as surgery for knee injuries

Recent research published in the British Medical Journal has suggested that exercise could work just as well as surgery for knee injuries.

The research has recommend that middle-aged adults who have been diagnosed with  the common injury, a degenerative meniscal tear, should first try physical therapy.

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Free public lecture: Learn how to apply music in exercise and sport

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We’re extremely excited to announce that Dr Costas Karageorghis will deliver a free public lecture based on the content of his new book, Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

The free event will take place in Beckenham, Kent on the evening of Wednesday 28 September. He will present theoretical principles and cutting-edge research related to music applications in the domain of exercise and sport. Continue reading

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Aerobic Fitness and Playing Experience Protect Against Spikes in Workload

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A new infographic in the series from @YLMSportScience for Human Kinetics shows poorer aerobic fitness increases the risk of injury at a given training load.

The original journal article can be found in the current issue of International Journal of Physiology and Performance.

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Title: Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, 2E
DE: Chris Drews
Location: Omaha, NE
Date: 05-20-2007
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Longer rest intervals could help muscle growth

A research team from the University of Birmingham has found that extended rest intervals in between repetitions may help with muscle growth.

Results from the study were published in Experimental Physiology and go against the well established belief that favours shorter periods of rest. The research indicates that shorter rest intervals could actually impair the process that controls muscle growth.

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Fitness tracking bands may be undervaluing exercise levels

Increasingly popular wrist-worn fitness tracking bands may be underestimating our exercise levels by up to 40 per cent, a new study has found.

The research took place at the University of Queensland (UQ) and sought to determine the accuracy of the popular fitness monitors. PhD student, Matthew Wallen and supervisor Professor Jeff Coombes from the UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences led the study in testing the four most common devices.

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Free webinar: ADHD and Nutrition

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Presenter: Diane Rishikof
Wednesday 27th July 2016
17:00 to 18:00 GMT

 

This free webinar will take an extensive look at the impact of diet on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), including best nutrition for the growing brain as well as specific diets that could benefit those with the disorder.

The webinar aims to discuss and highlight the related topics such as micronutrient deficiencies, food sensitivities, nutritional and herbal supplements that may help and other factors including sleep and exercise.

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Effects of High-Intensity Interval Exercises

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A new infographic in the series by @YLMSportScience for Human Kinetics.

The original journal article can be found in the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance current issue.

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Come and see us at ECSS


The 21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) is taking place on from the 6th–9th July 2016,  in Vienna, Austria.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Crossing Borders through Sport Science’, chosen to reflect the long-standing Austrian tradition of bringing people together but also the emphasis of the European College to fully cover all topics and disciplines within the sport science field.

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