RFU reveals how exercise can reduce risk of injury

The injury risks of youth rugby have received much attention in recent years, in particular, the risks of concussion have been widely discussed. In a bid to reduce injury in sport the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the University of Bath have conducted The School Injury Prevention Study.

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Strength and conditioning programmes for tactical athletes

The physical demands of tactical professions such as military, law enforcement and fire and rescue require those workers to be in top physical condition to perform their jobs well and decrease the risk of injury. NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning contains scientific information to assist in implementing strength and conditioning programmes for trainers that work with these tactical athletes. Continue reading “Strength and conditioning programmes for tactical athletes”

How shock plyometrics can make you more explosive

Want to jump higher, sprint faster and improve reactive speed? These are valuable qualities for an athlete. Most people who train have heard of plyometrics and the fact that plyometric training can improve power output is fairly common knowledge. In our new book, Athletic Movement Skills author Clive Brewer dedicates a chapter to ‘Developing Jumping and Plyometric Skills’. In this chapter, he discusses ‘Shock Plyometrics’.
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Discover the latest in dance medicine and science with IADMS

We’re pleased to announce we’re supporting this year’s International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Regional Meeting in Ipswich, UK. The event is taking place at Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich on Friday 26th May 2017. 

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