Academic News, Books

The psychology of sport injury

9781450424462-1

Psychology of Sport Injury provides a thorough explanation of the elements and effects of sport injuries.

It takes a contemporary approach to preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries, taking into account the physical, psychological and social factors.

This essential guide also includes evidence-based examples and demonstrates applications you may face working with athletes.

 

Normal Price: £48.99 | €58.80
HK Rewards Price: £39.19 | €47.04

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Physical activity could help prevent lingering damage of concussion

A new Canadian study has suggested that strict rest may not be the best medicine for children with concussions. This new research has challenged the idea that physical activity should be avoided until symptoms disappear.

The researchers surveyed around 2,400 children aged 5 to 18, who had recently been treated for concussions. Most of these were sport-related injuries and most children had experienced at least one concussion symptom in the first week.

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Parkinson’s Disease patients can benefit from physical activity

A new comprehensive review published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease has found that people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may benefit from being physically active. In terms of improving gait and balance and reducing the risk of falling, physical activity proved extremely advantageous.

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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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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.

The research was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. A team of scientists analysed findings from 5,000 studies to look at the associations between golf and well-being.

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Care and Treatment of Asthma in Athletes

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.

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BASES Endorsed CPD Courses

We’re excited to announce that as part of our continued partnership with The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) we are now offering 13 unique endorsed CPD courses.

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New study finds physical activity could offset harmful effects of alcohol

A new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found that physical activity could radically offset some of the harmful effects of drinking alcohol.

Researchers looked at around 10 years’ worth of national survey data from UK adults aged over 40. The researchers collected data from around 36,000 men and women from the Health Survey for England (HSE) and the Scottish Health Suvery (SHS) between 1994 and 2006. Participants were asked about their current alcohol consumption and physical activity. Continue reading

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