Fitness News, PE News

Netball, rugby union and table tennis to receive large grants from Sport England

This week Sport England announced it has awarded an extra £101m of National Lottery and government funding to the governing bodies of 25 sports, including netball.

This latest announcement follows the £88m invested back in December for 26 sports to deliver grassroots schemes.

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Academic News, Events, PE News

Join us at the Careers in Sport Live, Leeds

Leeds Beckett University
Headingley Campus
Leeds
27th January 2017

Careers in Sport Live gives students and graduates the opportunity to meet employers, trainers and professionals already working in the sport and fitness sector. Human Kinetics will be attending the Leeds event, so come along and see us for your chance to win a Kindle Fire, plus eBook vouchers.

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Explore inclusion practices in physical education and sport

Adapted Physical Education and Sport, 6th Edition provides you with the most up-to-date information on the subject.

Several chapters have been revised to detail relevant inclusion practices and applications in both physical education and sport.

The guide includes a web resource which features 26 video clips to explain health-related tests that may apply to students with disabilities.

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Books, Fitness News, PE News

Master the essentials of basketball

In Basketball Essentials, you learn by doing. Detailed instruction and photographs guide you through the techniques and tactics of the game.

More than 100 practice drills help develop players and improve performance.

Both players and coaches gain an understanding of the game, offensive and defensive strategies and proven plays.

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Free webinar: For better or for worse – how has sport biomechanics influenced the game of cricket?

 

As we continue to work with BASES we are happy to announce our latest webinar of the series is now available for playback

This webinar will outline the impact the discipline of sports biomechanics has had on the game of cricket over the last decades. Content will include the sports biomechanists influence in the areas of; performance enhancement, injury prevention and issues surrounding biomechanical assessment of bowling actions from a regulatory enforcement perspective. The role of technology as an assessment tool and as a driver of change will also be discussed. Participants will be challenged to reflect on their personal position surrounding the discipline’s influence on the cricket landscape.

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Fitness News

UCI announce changes to track events

This week, The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced changes to track events in a bid to ‘create more spectator-friendly racing’.

The biggest changes have come in the form of the multidiscipline omnium. The number of events has changed from six to four as all the individual, timed rounds have been dropped. The omnium will also be changed from a two-day event to just one day. Continue reading

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Fitness News, News, PE News

Scotland launches new fund to boost the participation of women in sport

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A new scheme in Scotland is being set to help increase women’s engagement in sport.

The £300,000 Sporting Equality Fund will try to close the gender gap that emerges in early adolescence.

Recent studies have shown that during early teenage years boys are 20% more likely than girls to be involved in sport.

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