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Gentle exercise may have same benefits as rigorous workouts

A new study published in Physiological Reports claims that gentle exercise routines can work just as well as rigorous workouts.

The study found that demanding exercise regimes provided no extra health benefits than gentle exercise, nor did they burn more fat for people trying to lose weight.

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Academic News, Books

Evidence based guide to battling the ongoing obesity epidemic

Biologic Regulation of Physical Activity provides you with an innovative perspective of underlying issues that may contribute to the obesity epidemic.

It offers evidence of a biologic regulator that may affect physical activity, as well as exploring the implications of this theory.

This extensive guide initiates further discussion, examination and research into the idea that physical activity may be controlled by a central biologic regulator.

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Lifting lighter weights could still help build muscle strength

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A new report published in the Journal of Applied Physiology has challenged workout routines. The research has suggested that lifting lighter weights many times can be as efficient as lifting heavy weights for fewer repetitions.

This research is the latest in a series of studies which began in 2010. It contradicts previous thoughts that the best way to build muscle is by lifting heavy weights.

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Fitness News, Webinars

Free webinar – Rocket (and Beetroot) Science: Dietary Nitrate and Exercise Performance

We are delighted to announce Rocket (and Beetroot) Science: Dietary Nitrate and Exercise Performance is now available for full playback on our website.

The webinar was presented by Professor Andrew Jones on Thursday 17th November 2016. It is part of a series of webinars brought to you in conjunction with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). BASES members can earn two CPD credits upon watching the presentation.

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The webinar provided an insight into the effect of dietary nitrates on muscle efficiency and exercise performance. There is also emerging evidence to suggest that beetroot juice may reduce resting blood pressure, which has implications for cardiovascular health.

“Since our discovery that beetroot juice has several important physiological effects, we’ve been interested in finding out in which populations and sporting events it may be most effective.”

—Professor Andrew Jones

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Join us at BASES Annual Conference

250BASES Conference 2016
East Midlands Conference Centre
University of Nottingham
29th-30th November 2016

 

This year’s flagship event for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) takes place at the East Midlands Conference Centre.

It offers a two-day programme packed with world leading insight and experience, featuring many of the best-known figures in the field of sport and exercise science.

Human Kinetics will have a stand in the Exhibitor area, where we will be showcasing many of our leading titles and offering them for sale at discounted rates.
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Explore the impact of sport in society

Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity prepares you for advanced study or practice in the field.

The guide explores the impact of sport in society and examines careers that can benefit from sociological insights.

The resource also introduces you to some of the common and ongoing socio-cultural questions in the field, including gender equality and youth development.

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International Sport and Exercise Nutrition Conference 2016

The International Sport and Exercise Nutrition Conference 2016 takes place at Newcastle University from the 19th – 21st December.

This conference presents the latest insights into the effects of diet and exercise on health and performance. Leading international speakers will present the latest evidence and encourage discussion and interaction.

Human Kinetics will be attending this event, with books available to buy on the day.

Tickets are still available to buy from the event website.

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Blackcurrants may have similar endurance benefits to beetroot

A new study from the University of Chichester suggests blackcurrants may have endurance benefits, similar to those of beetroot.

The research was published in the journal, Sports with Mark Willems from the University of Chichester leading the study. Continue reading

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