What is the best way to get fit and stay fit? Our new book, Clinical Exercise Physiology 4th Edition shares key insights on how to develop a lifelong pattern of regular, safe and effective physical activity from the unique perspective of a Clinical Exercise Physiologist. Continue reading “How and why you should get fit and stay fit”
Good fundamentals of posture and balance are essential for the efficient performance of both simple daily tasks and more complex athletic movement patterns. Improper posture and loss of balance can result in poor sports performance, injury or even death.
Sleep is an important process for recovery and performance in athletes and non-athletes. But how much do you really need? And how can you optimise sleep? Continue reading “Optimise sleep – lead your day through the science of sleep”
Back pain when sitting is a common problem. Expert in the field and massage therapist Jane Johnson, MCSP, MSc has put together 3 videos giving you some tips to help reduce back pain.
What are the best measures to take when measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity measurement? Do we have a fundamental problem in our approach to measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity? Is this negatively impacting our attempts to understand these behaviours and find effective interventions? Continue reading “How to measure and reframe sedentary behaviour and physical activity”
Taper or tapering has many definitions but if you get it right and it could be the difference between winning and losing. Tapering is common for athletes competing in a one-off event such as a marathon however it is also widely used in other sports. Continue reading “Taper your programme and improve performance for competition”
This post analyses some sport-specific high-intensity fitness tests. Many sports are, for the most part, undertaken in an intermittent high-intensity fashion. In preparing for intermittent sports, various forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) are often used to improve cardiorespiratory and metabolic function as well as physical and sports performance.
Low back pain is a common problem. Join us for this free webinar with author and chartered physiotherapist Jane Johnson to understand more about the causes and treatments of low back pain. Continue reading “Advice, exercises and treatments for low back pain – Free webinar”