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How to keep athletes healthy when travelling

In this BMJ podcast, Sean Carmody is joined by David Dunne to discuss practical considerations for the travelling athlete. During his time with Orreco, David has worked closely with athletes from professional golf and the NBA, most of whom face gruelling travel demands during competition. David and Sean delve into the strategies the practitioner can employ to help reduce the risk of illness, …
Date: 15:01:20 30.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Travel, Health

Swimming World Biweekly - December 7, 2017

All the top stories From ATT USA Swimming Winter Nationals, Golden Goggles, NCAA Competition, Water Polo Photo Gallery, and more.
Date: 11:37:35 28.12.2017
Categories: General

The Relative Age Effect

In this UK Coaching podcast, David Turner, Children's Lead,, discusses the relative age-effect, something both sports coaches and parents should be aware of. Many sports clubs and organisations mirror the educational system and use the academic year to register their players for participation. These specific academic year age groups provides consistency for children in regards to friend…
Date: 09:24:58 20.11.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Age

Interview with Andrew Willis

Andrew Willis is one of the most experienced members of the British Swimming team. having competed at every level of competition and won bronze at the 2015 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The 2017 British Swimming Championships saw him win bronze in the 200m Breaststroke. A second call up to Team GB saw him compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Men's 200 Breaststroke …
Date: 10:23:47 15.09.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Breaststroke, Olympics

iSpy Sound Detective – Swimming Pool

Your favourite CBeebies Sound Detectives find themselves in deep-water on their latest mission. They are transported to a diving competition at a swimming pool to discover which swimmer is soaking all the sandwiches. To fully enjoy this episode turn down the volume on your device, put on your headphones and find yourself transported to a swimming pool, thanks to 3D binaural technology. …
Date: 21:19:41 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  CBeebies

Possible strength deficits in shoulder rotation for hypermobile swimmers

Generalised Joint Hypermobility (GJH) is considered an intrinsic risk factor for shoulder injuries and has a high prevalence in swimmers. Winner of the 2017 SCIENTIFIC POSTER COMPETITION Behnam Liaghat - Possible strength deficits in shoulder rotation for hypermobile swimmers pic.twitter.com/Dcb2tGDXAX — sportskongres (@sportskongres) 8 February The aim of a study by Behnam …
Date: 10:54:56 07.07.2017
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Injury

O'Neall vs Phelps

Relive one of Michael Phelps greatest achievements in competition vs retired professional basketball player Shaquille O'Neall.
Date: 11:21:51 09.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fun

2016 Rio Olympic Preview - Special Edition

2016 Rio Olympic Preview - Special Edition Special 2016 Rio Olympics Digital Preview Issue! Complete with predictions and overviews for Swimming, Synchro, Diving and Water Polo. Magazine Includes Competition Schedule, Rosters and Athlete Features. Plus stories on Top 9 All-Time Olympic Upsets | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspap…
Date: 08:18:28 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Swimming World Magazine July 2016

Swimming World Magazine July 2016 Issue  ON THE COVER The XXXI Olympic Games are only a month away. The opening ceremonies will take place Aug. 5, with the swimming events set to begin the next day. And Swimming World helps you prepare for the world's foremost sports competition with a 12-page feature this month that focuses on the top contenders from around the world who will be …
Date: 08:14:02 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Nutrient Timing and Dietary Routines

Often when athletes and coaches think about nutrition they tend to focus on the dilemma of making the best choices in foods and fluids to support health and performance.  However, one other important factor that is frequently overlooked is the structure and routine of their daily diet.  As EIS Performance Nutritionist for British Swimming, Alex Popple produced these guidelines to …
Date: 16:41:55 17.04.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Nutrition, Diet

Swimming World Biweekly - January 12, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - January 12, 2016  featuring 4 ways to get through the January; Trust the process: 5 New Year’s resolutions for 2016; watch Ryan Hoffer’s record-setting 100 freestyle from Austin; 5 New Year’s resolutions for divers; Michael Phelps joining Arizona State University staff for ‘16 - ’17; Michigan rolls to victory in the Orange Bowl …
Date: 04:11:29 13.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Masters, Competition

Impact of PE and school sport premium

Research into the impact of the PE and school sport premium has found that 99% of schools reported a positive impact on fitness and healthy lifestyles. The PE and sport premium is a cross-government funding initiative for schools to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The results from the current report are from a survey of 586 primary schools in the first year …
Date: 18:11:12 22.12.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Schools, PE

Improving Sporting Performance

The EIS Performance Solutions team work to help coaches and Performance Directors to improve the performance of their athletes by developing the Performance Pathway to feed the pipeline of new talent into sports, optimise training programmes, improve the health and availability to train of their athletes and to maximise performance in competition. EIS: Improving Sporting Performance BrochureThe…
Date: 15:48:09 05.10.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Performance

Orchestrating success

Orchestrating successThe responsibility of a coach is not just to prepare athletes for competition but also to help them through the action. Research with Olympic athletes has shown coach behaviour during competition can have both positive and negative effects on performance. New research with successful coaches has identified what coaches can do during competition. The results suggest a theory…
Date: 23:13:01 02.09.2015
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Competition