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Health benefits of cycling outweigh risks caused by traffic pollution

A new study has found that the benefits of the physical activity almost always outweighs the negative effects of pollution for those cycling through urban areas.

London’s air pollution, caused predominantly by traffic and diesel fumes, is responsible for 9,500 premature deaths each year, according to a 2015 study by King’s College, London. Due to their close proximity with traffic and deeper breathing, a cyclist in London can expect greater exposure to that threat than most.

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BASES Endorsed CPD Courses

We’re excited to announce that as part of our continued partnership with The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) we are now offering 13 unique endorsed CPD courses.

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New study finds physical activity could offset harmful effects of alcohol

A new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found that physical activity could radically offset some of the harmful effects of drinking alcohol.

Researchers looked at around 10 years’ worth of national survey data from UK adults aged over 40. The researchers collected data from around 36,000 men and women from the Health Survey for England (HSE) and the Scottish Health Suvery (SHS) between 1994 and 2006. Participants were asked about their current alcohol consumption and physical activity. Continue reading

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BASEM Yorkshire Sport and Exercise Medicine Network Meeting

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The first British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) Yorkshire Sport and Exercise Medicine Network Meeting will be held on Thursday 22nd September at the York Medical Society from 19:00-21:00 BST.

The meeting will bring together those with an interest in physical activity, musculoskeletal medicine and sport and exercise medicine.

The event is open to all professionals including doctors, physios, strength and conditioning coaches and sports scientists. This event is now sold out.

This event will have two main focuses:

  • The lessons learned post-Olympics – presented by Team GB’s swimming doctor, Dr Jon Greenwell.
  • The Shoulder – presented by Leeds Rhinos Head of Sports Medicine, Dr Jon Powers.

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Celebrate the Summer of Sport with 40% off!

We’ve received so many emails from customers returning from holidays and expressing disappointment at missing our Rio-lly Big Summer Sale that we’ve decided to give everyone a bit more time.

The sale now ends 05/09/2016. But this time, when it’s over, it’s really over. So act now to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat!

Plus if you’re an HK Rewards member you get the ebook version of any printed book you buy (where available), absolutely free. Download instantly and enjoy!

You also get free delivery on all orders.

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Enter promo code WINNER16 at the checkout before 23:59 BST on 5th September 2016.

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This offer is open to residents of the UK, Europe and the Middle East, and is valid until 23:59 BST on 5 September 2016. Offer is not redeemable against courses and journals.

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What does it mean to be a woman in sport?

Women and Sport offers insight into how women have been involved in sport, their struggles for widespread recognition and how they continue to carve out their role in sport today.

Its engaging and detailed content serves as a starting point for discussions on the subject. It aids the ongoing conversation of what it means to be female athletes or women working in sport.

The text separates itself from other titles by providing an abundance of ancillary materials that assist in class preparations.

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New research indicates exercise can tackle the symptoms of schizophrenia

Cycle_Class_at_a_GymA new study from the University of Manchester has suggested that aerobic exercises could significantly help sufferers of the long-term mental health condition schizophrenia.

The researchers used data from 10 different clinical trials which included 385 schizophrenia sufferers.  Continue reading

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Use science to develop your players and teams

97814504967971Editor and current Head of Athletic Development at Manchester United Tony Strudwick presents a who’s who list of international experts in Soccer Science.

Learn and improve with insights from some of the world’s leading footballing authorities, including English Premier League, European and Champion’s League teams, Major League Soccer and FIFA medical staff.

Soccer Science gives you advanced yet accessible information on biomechanics, physiology, psychology, skill acquisition, coaching and performance and match analysis.

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