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Journal of the Month – International Sport Coaching Journal

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Our journal of the month for February is International Sport Coaching  Journal (ISCJ)Wade Gilbert PHD, the author of Coaching Better Every Season, is the Editor-in-chief for the International Sport Coaching  Journal. The journal has been in existence since 2008, the first issue of 2017 came out just last week. Continue reading

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Title: Strength Training for Fat Loss
DE:Laura Floch
Academic News, Fitness News

Should you be foam rolling?

We’ve all seen the recent influx of foam rollers in gyms around the world. After spending decades on the fitness fringes, foam rolling has now truly come into its own. It’s thought to improve athletic performance and flexibility, slash recovery time, reduce muscle pain and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOM’s). Can this be true?  Continue reading

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Academic News, Fitness News

Exercise not drugs for lower back pain

Back pain is a common complaint, affecting one in six people at any given time, pain in the lower back (lumbago) is particularly common.

The pain often disappears within a few weeks. However, for many, it persists, leading to people seeking advice from their GPs. Patients are advised by the NHS to stay as active as possible, try exercises and stretches, take anti-inflammatory painkillers and use hot or cold compression packs for short-term relief. Continue reading

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Title:Myofascial Release
DE:Kate Maurer
Academic News

A guide to myofascial release by Ruth Duncan

Less than a decade ago, myofascial release (MFR) was little known in the UK or Europe in either the therapy or research fields. Nowadays most gyms have foam rollers or rumble rollers. If this isn’t enough, people are going to see sport and massage therapists, such as Human Kinetics author, Ruth Duncan.

ruth-duncan-small-2Ruth Duncan, author of  Myofascial Release has spent over 15 years learning and developing her work, reading and applying research into her practice to enhance the outcomes of the treatment, as well as helping clients with self-care and home rehabilitation programmes.

Ruth has written a blog for Human Kinetics, giving us expert insight into myofascial release, with an explanation of how it works. Ruth begins by describing the anatomy with the fascial system and structure. Continue reading

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Academic News, Books

The psychology of sport injury

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Psychology of Sport Injury provides a thorough explanation of the elements and effects of sport injuries.

It takes a contemporary approach to preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries, taking into account the physical, psychological and social factors.

This essential guide also includes evidence-based examples and demonstrates applications you may face working with athletes.

 

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Study reveals just how much joining a gym could help your health

A new study has suggested that joining a gym might be one of the best investments you can make to help boost health and fitness levels.

The study was conducted at Iowa State University and found that people with gym memberships exercised more and had better measures of heart health.

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50,000 Twitter followers!

Here at Human Kinetics Europe, it’s time to celebrate as we’ve just hit 50,000 followers on our Twitter account: @HumanKineticsEU.

We’d like you to celebrate with us….

As a thank-you, we’re offering 50% off all orders to the first 50 people who use the code Twitter50 at the checkout. Not only that but 5 of you will get your order completely free.

This offer is available on all books and eBooks on our website.

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How to take part

To claim 50% off and to be in with a chance of getting your order completely free follow these simple steps.

  • Go to humankinetics.com.
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  • Once you’ve finished shopping, click on your shopping basket at the top right of your page.
  • At the checkout enter Twitter50 into the promo code field and see your 50% discount get applied.
  • Don’t forget we’ll pick five customers at random who won’t be charged a penny for their order. The bigger the order, the bigger the potential giveaway.

Be quick, this offer won’t be on long!

Good luck and thanks again to all of our amazing followers.

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Coaching practices for every season on the sport calendar

Maximise the development of your athletes and team throughout the year with this essential coaching guide.

Coaching Better Every Season presents the proven coaching methods and practices for pre-season, in-season, post-season and off-season.

It also provides many practical exercises and evaluation tools that can be easily applied to teams and athletes at any level.

Normal Price: £20.99 | €25.20
HK Rewards Price: £16.79 | €20.16

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