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A conversation with Andrew Guy

11:42:00 28.11.2021 posted by admin at 11:42:00 28.11.2021
Tags Parenting
In this episode of the Working with Parents in Sport podcast, Andrew Guy and Gordon MacLelland discuss sports parenting, the ups and downs of the journey and Andrews shares his own experiences as a parent to his two sons including GB and Olympic swimmer James. During the conversation they discuss amongst other things:   Your browser does not support the audio element. The importance …
Categories: General

Eating disorders 2 – Transitions (understanding adolescent development)

09:30:41 23.09.2021 posted by admin at 09:30:41 23.09.2021
Tags Nutrition,Welfare,Eating Disorder
As part of a five part mini series on body image, weight management and disordered eating in sport, the CPSU talked with Dr Carolyn Plateau, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University and former 800 metre international athlete. (Eating disorders 1 is available here.) Looking after yourself This content may be sensitive to some individuals, it may bring up distres…
Categories: General

Interview with Alice Dearing and Danielle Obe

17:20:16 13.09.2021 posted by admin at 17:20:16 13.09.2021
Tags Diversity,Inclusion,Life-Saving
"The BSA (Black Swimming Association) is set up as a bridge… building bridges into disenfranchised and disengaged communities.” Alice Dearing made history at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as the first black female swimmer to represent Team GB at an Olympic Games. Danielle Obe is Chair of the Black Swimming Association, a charity that she co-founded along with Alice.  …
Categories: General

Eating disorders 1 – Exploring terminology

15:28:25 06.09.2021 posted by admin at 15:28:25 06.09.2021
Tags Nutrition,Welfare,Eating Disorder
In part one of a five part mini series on body image, weight management and disordered eating in sport, the CPSU talked with Dr Carolyn Plateau, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University and former 800 metre international athlete. This content may be sensitive to some individuals, it may bring up distressing memories, thoughts or feelings. If you need further support or know …
Categories: General

The Open Water Swim Traverse

10:29:33 01.09.2021 posted by admin at 10:29:33 01.09.2021
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On 17 October 2019 at 13:45 pm, a team of six swimmers set out to cross the Mediterranean Sea in an Open Water Swim Traverse from Cyprus to Lebanon. The swim, which covered an average distance of 180 km, was undertaken to raise awareness on the harmful impact of single-use plastics in the Mediterranean Sea. Each swimmer swam an average of 30km; equivalent to 3 marathons in 2.2 days! In doing …
Categories: Open Water
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