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S&PA Professional Magazine - Autumn 2018

Sport England’s vision of how CIMSPA will shape the future of the UK’s sport and physical activity professional workforce as part of its new ‘Working in an Active Nation’ strategy is highlighted in the Autumn 2018 edition of S&PA Professional. Find out about Sport England’s strategic calls to action which will see the number of CIMSPA’s employer partners …
Date: 16:11:40 18.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Partnerships, CIMSPA

S&PA Professional Magazine - Summer 2018

The summer issue of S&PA Professional is sizzling with information and insight about new coaching standards agreed by CIMSPA with UK Coaching, the Sports Business Council that seeks to maximise sport and physical activity's economic potential and the GoodGym programme fuelling runners to 'do good, feel good'. Also meet the new members of CIMSPA's board of trustees and learn …
Date: 16:09:51 18.11.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  CIMSPA, Standards, Technology

Cardiac risks of excessive exercise: can too much physical activity damage the heart?

View public lecture by Professor David Stensel, Professor of Exercise Metabolism, Loughborough University from 1 Nov 2017.
Date: 12:38:17 14.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Cardiac, Exercise, Health

S&PA Professional - Autumn 2017

Dive into the Autumn 2017 issue of the membership magazine of the Chartered Institute of Sport and Physical Activity for an immersive look at the increasingly popular sport of wild swimming with author and experienced wild swimmer Daniel Start. Quality scheme Quest dives into swimming lesson accreditation. S&PA also joins athlete and physiotherapist Laura Penhaul on the road to learn …
Date: 09:29:15 17.11.2017
Keywords:  Wild, Accreditation, Technique, Finance

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


Microsoft Research Asia is working with Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology on a research project called SwimTrain which encourages group fitness exercises such as group spinning and swimming. With SwimTrain, they have chosen Swimming as their fitness exercise. People often exercise together instead of working out alone for a varety of  reasons including building social relatio…
Date: 14:41:41 12.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Technology, App

PE and school sport for health

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) has updated their Health Position Paper which outlines the crucial role of physical education (PE) in public health and the promotion of physical activity. This paper introduces physical activity for health guidelines and draws on BHFNC’s resource Interpreting the physical activity guidelines for children and young people to explore …
Date: 09:48:33 22.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  PE, Health

Role of friendship in young women sport participation

Research by StreetGames has found that friendship has a key role to play to drive sport participation in young women.  Key findings 63% of young women say they won't play sport or exercise without a friend by their side. Since school, 44% of young women have rarely played any sport.  77% of young women said the number one reason for playing sport would be to catch up …
Date: 09:43:40 22.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Participation

Promoting physical activity in schools

"What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?" is a new evidence review by Public Health England designed for head teachers, college principles, staff working in education settings, Directors of public health and wider partners. Eight promising principles have been identified to promote physical activity in these settings. Develop and deliver multi-component …
Date: 09:39:30 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  PE, Activity