The 17th International Symposium on Biomechanics of Human Movement will take place in Jyvaskyla, Finland from the 21st-23rd September. It includes the most current research from leading scientists in the field. The theme of the symposium is Biomechanics of Human Movement: Mechanisms and Methods. Provisional session titles include Biomechanics of Human Locomotion, Sports & Technology, Eccentric Exercise, ‘Should You Be Stiff or Flexible?’, Motor Control and Learning. Advertisements
Human Kinetics is pleased to be partnering with the AFPT Convention 2016. This year’s event takes place in Oslo, Norway from 26-28th August 2016.
With the Premier League opener just under a week away, and with the likes of Liverpool’s James Milner, Everton’s Muhamed Besic and Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere likely to miss their first games, injuries have been something of a talking point. But what if there was a way to predict and stop a player from getting injured before it even happened? Impossible? Well, researchers from the University of Birmingham and Southampton Football Club have been trying to achieve just that.
They’ve been busy analysing the performance of youth players and observing the links between their training and injury. Their findings have recently been published and hint that footballers’ injuries could be predicted by assessing their workloads during training and competitive matches.
This updated edition brings together foundational information that can easily be applied to everyday practice.
Recent research from the British Medical Journal has suggest that exercise could work just as well as surgery for knee injuries.
A recent list published by Science for Sport consisted of the Top 100 Experts in Sports Science. The list included 17 Human Kinetics authors with 30 books published between them.
A new scheme in Scotland is being set to help increase women’s engagement in sport.
The £300,000 Sporting Equality Fund will try to close the gender gap that emerges in early adolescence.
After our recent prize draw at ECSS 2016 in Vienna, we’re pleased to announce the winner of the competition is @laura_wilson1.