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Human Kinetics Ancillaries and how to access them

Did you know most of our textbooks come with ancillaries? These instructor resources are free to course adopters and granted by your sales representative. You can create a well-organised syllabus using the tools from our ancillaries and test your students understanding by building quizzes from test packages using sample exercises.

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Can exercise improve children’s learning?

The natural order of classrooms has always been for children to sit. Whether it involves talking, discussion, working in groups or just listening to teachers, most of the time children do this from the comfort of a chair.

On average, most primary school children spend 70% of their classroom time sitting down. Outside the classroom the number of children walking to school has decreased and, at the same time, many more children are now spending longer staring at screens. A 2015 study found that children aged 5 to 16 now spend an average of six and half hours a day in front of a screen. This is compared with around three hours in 1995.

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Dance and Creative Wellness Forum

Dance and Creative Wellness Forum
Berlin Staatsballett
31st March & 1st April 2017

We are pleased to announce we will once again be supporting The Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation’s ‘think tank’ day of professionals and ‘movers and shakers’ from across the arts hosted at StaatsBallett Berlin.

31st March sees professional representatives from Staatsballett Berlin, Rambert Ballet, Konzert Theater Bern, Compañia Nacional de Danza, Ballet Preljocaj and Mark Morris Dance Company, New York amongst others, interface and brainstorm with representatives of innovation in health and wellness. 

1st April will be a day of ‘free’ Dance & Creative Wellness Professional Development, hosted by The Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation and Tamed with guest teaching artists and practitioners from Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland.

There are a limited number of places available. For more information or to attend e-mail: clare@danceandcreativewellness.com

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The iCoachKids Website Has Lift-Off

imagesThe interactive iCoachKids online platform has gone live. The site contains a vast number of resources and materials to help coaches plan and deliver great sessions and programmes.

The main objective of the iCoachKids project is to tackle the lack of existing opportunities for youth coaches to be suitably trained and recognised across Europe. The project aims to overturn this situation through the development of open and innovative education and training resources and opportunities for youth coaches.

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Daily nutrition advice to ensure young athletes perform at their best

Ensure your young athletes are eating healthily enough to perform at their best on and off the pitch with Fueling Young Athletes. 

This practical guide teaches you to analyse current eating habits and preferences and how and where these can be performed.

Learn how healthier meals and snacks can elevate performance while still being convenient and appetising.

Plus, there’s a collection of recipes for you to create your own sports drinks and smoothies.

Normal Price: £14.99 | €18.00
HK Rewards Price: £11.99 | €14.40

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Netball, rugby union and table tennis to receive large grants from Sport England

This week Sport England announced it has awarded an extra £101m of National Lottery and government funding to the governing bodies of 25 sports, including netball.

This latest announcement follows the £88m invested back in December for 26 sports to deliver grassroots schemes.

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National school exercise scheme launched to tackle childhood obesity

A new exercise scheme which allows teachers and parents to monitor children’s activities throughout the school day is to be rolled out across the country, to help tackle childhood obesity.

Launched on 31st January, the Health Active Schools System (HASS), has been devised by the children’s activity provider Fit for Sport. It provides schools with reports that chart the activity of individual children on a daily basis.

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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.
  • Choose the book(s) or eBook(s) you’d like to order and add them to your cart.
  • 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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