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2022 Commonwealth Games preview

16:56:03 21.07.2022 posted by admin at 16:56:03 21.07.2022
Tags Competition
In this episode of the Liverpool John Moores University 1823 podcast, a group of LJMU sport science experts preview the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. How does the home advantage really benefit athletes? From familiarity with venues to having no jet lag to contend with and tried and tested nutrition readily available. What are the final stages of preparation for any athlete on the …
Categories: General

Interview with Jon Rudd

13:34:05 03.07.2022 posted by admin at 13:34:05 03.07.2022
Jon Rudd started coaching swimmers in 1989 and is presently the National Performance Director for Swim Ireland. Along the way he has coached on international teams for seven different nations - Great Britain, England, Ireland, Netherlands, Lithuania, Turkey and Kenya at World and Continental Championships events. He is also the first and only swimming coach worldwide to achieve the Internationa…
Categories: Coaching

Perfectionistic Climate Animation

11:34:24 27.06.2022 posted by admin at 11:34:24 27.06.2022
Tags Perfection
The short animation below by Andrew Hill, Laura Fenwick and Michael Grugan of York St John University introduces the concept of Perfectionistic Climate - informational cues and goal structures aligned with the view that performances must be perfect and less than perfect performances are unacceptable. A perfectionistic climate has five components - expectation, criticism, control, conditional …
Categories: Coaching

Lisa Wainwright MBE, Talking Sport & Tech

08:22:27 03.06.2022 posted by admin at 08:22:27 03.06.2022
Tags Diversity, Innovation
This episode of Talking Sport & Tech features Lisa Wainwright MBE, CEO, Sport and Recreation Alliance, the umbrella body for sport and recreation in the UK. Lisa was appointed CEO of the Sport and Recreation Alliance in 2019 and received an MBE in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to sport. In this episode, Lisa reflects on her career, the power of sports communities, …
Categories: General

ukactive CEO on how the Government can support a more active nation

11:13:25 02.06.2022 posted by admin at 11:13:25 02.06.2022
Tags Participation
In December 2020, the ords Sport and Recreation Committee on a National Plan for Sport and Recreation published its call for evidence, inviting the public to provide their views on how we can remove barriers to participation in sport and recreation and facilitate more active lifestyles. The Today programme on BBC Radio 4 spoke to ukactive's CEO, Huw Edwards, in May 2022 about the nation'…
Categories: General
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