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New study reveals physical and mental health benefits of golf

A new study has suggested that playing golf significantly improve both mental and physical well-being and even help prevent some serious conditions.

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Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes

Our course of the week this week is Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes, Version 2.0. This course has recently been endorsed by The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). It can also be taken as CPD recognised by a number of other certified organisations. We highly recommend Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes, Version 2.0 to anyone who is working with athletes who suffer from asthma. The course can also be ancillary material for general medicine courses in undergraduate athletic training curriculum.

International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2016

The International Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2016 will take place at Newcastle University from the 31st August until the 2nd September. In addition to sports science and sports medicine, this year’s event will also include talks on physiotherapy and strength and conditioning. Leading international speakers will present the latest evidence and encourage discussion and interaction. Tickets are still available to buy from the event website.

5th International Conference of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

The International Conference of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise is taking place at the University of Chichester from the 30th August-1st September. It’s dedicated to providing cutting edge advancements in qualitative research methods. The areas covered at the event include sports psychology, sociology of sport and physical culture, sport history, physical education and pedagogy, sports medicine and sport management and policy.

Biomechanics of Human Movement: Mechanisms and Methods

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.