Avoiding yoga injuries

How to avoid yoga injuries

Most yoga injuries are minor, however occasionally significant injuries can also occur. Recently these types of injuries have been getting as much coverage as the health benefits millions of people experience from yoga. In the new book Yoga Therapyauthors Kristen Butera and Staffan Elgelid have put together some tips on how best to avoid yoga injuries.  Continue reading “How to avoid yoga injuries”

Ruth Duncan performing Myofascial Release

A guide to myofascial release by Ruth Duncan

Less than a decade ago, myofascial release (MFR) was little known in the UK or Europe in either the therapy or research fields. Nowadays most gyms have foam rollers or rumble rollers. If this isn’t enough, people are going to see sport and massage therapists, such as Human Kinetics author, Ruth Duncan.

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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. Subscribe to our newsletters Every month Human Kinetics produces three unique email Newsletters, packed with great articles, events and news, plus information on our latest resources and exclusive reader offers. They’re completely free and if … Continue reading International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2016