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Parents in Sport - Dr Nicola Clarke

Parents in Sport - Dr Nicola Clarke

Presentation by Dr Nicola Clarke, Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching, Leeds Beckett University. Her research interests include parenting in youth sport and qualitative research methods. She is interested in understanding the experiences of young sports performers and how their participation impacts on their families.
Drinking Practice (Both in Pool & Open Water)

Drinking Practice (Both in Pool & Open Water)

[Filmed Pre-Covid] How to practice 'drinking' in open water, both from a stationary point and a moving boat. It also shows the Swim Secure Tow-Float being used for carrying a water bottle.
Olympic Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Breaks Down Swimming Scenes from Movies

Olympic Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Breaks Down Swimming Scenes from Movies

Olympic swimmer Caeleb Dressel breaks down swimming scenes from movies, including 'Sex Education,' 'Swimming for Gold,' 'Castaway,' 'Pride,' 'Swimming Upstream,' 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and 'Just Go With It.'
Aquatics for Everyone for Life

Aquatics for Everyone for Life

Swim Wales Promotional Campaign
Alys Thomas Vlog #3: Tokyo Selection & Media Day

Alys Thomas Vlog #3: Tokyo Selection & Media Day

Back with her third vlog as part of the Destination Tokyo series, Alys Thomas goes behind the scenes at the swimming team announcement media day in Swansea and reveals what it's like to be confirmed as part of Team GB. With thanks to Team GB's partner @PanasonicUK for their support supplying camera equipment to the athletes for this series. Footage from BBC Sport Wales/Tom Brown and British Swimming
From Learn to Swim to the Olympic Podium

From Learn to Swim to the Olympic Podium

How to take your Club fom beginners to Olympic medallists. Live Q&A with Peter Carpenter, was appointed aquatics manager and head coach of Canada's McGill University swim team in September 2009. A recipient of Petro-Canada coaching excellence awards in 2010 and 2012, Carpenter was also honoured by the Club de la médaille d'or in October, 2012 and was named coach of the month for September 2012 by the Institut national du sport du Quebec, for his work with McGill swimmer Valérie Grand'Maison, who captured one gold medal and two silvers at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Strength Training Modalities & Practical Applications for Sport Performance

Strength Training Modalities & Practical Applications for Sport Performance

Serving as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at the Singapore Sport Institute, Kelvin Chua is involved with the physical preparation of athletes in sports including archery, fencing, para-archery and water polo. He earned a master’s degree in sport science and is an accredited Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist under Singapore's National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Values-based decision-making for a changing world of work

Values-based decision-making for a changing world of work

Values-based decision-making rather than generic practice or processes, helps - prepare people professionals for steering judgement even where no obvious solutions, rules or precedents exist; - build capability in themselves, their teams and organisations; - develop expertise in emerging areas of practice; - drive sustainable organisational change; - reinforce the value of the profession as experts on people, work and change.
Arthur Bell and Emeritus Award Hall of Fame

Arthur Bell and Emeritus Award Hall of Fame

The Alliance (former CCPR) roll of honour for services to sport and recreation.
Preparing for 2041: the future of life, work and education

Preparing for 2041: the future of life, work and education

What will work and society look like in the future? In this Festival Keynote Panel discussion, Chester King, Charlotte Wheeler, Katherine Templar Lewis, Sonita Alleyne and Cindy Rampersaud explore how current trends might develop over the next 20 years and how education and learning can help us prepare.
How can schools support early and preventative interventions for young people?

How can schools support early and preventative interventions for young people?

In this Festival Keynote Panel session, hear from practitioners and experts Will Millard, Catherine Roche, Claire Heald, Cristina Odone and Vanessa Joshua on how schools can support early and preventative educational, behavioural and wellbeing interventions for young people. The discussion will emphasise how acting early reduces the need for reactive and more drastic interventions further down the line. This panel discussion will feature insights about schools, children’s social care, and mental health, and provide practical advice on supporting children and their families.
Understanding marginalised young people's lives

Understanding marginalised young people's lives

Five young people aged 16-24 from across England, each with lived experience overcoming barriers to learning and accessing support join this Festival of Education keynote panel discussion, delivered in partnership with The Centre for Education and Youth. For some of the panel, these experiences have now led them to become vital sources of support for other young people so they are able to give their perspective as a practitioner alongside observations from their own journey through education. Speaker: Abi Angus, Research Associate
Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Sports

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Sports

If not treated immediately, Sudden #CardiacArrest can lead to death. Survival is possible with fast, appropriate medical care. Presenter: Dr. Ian Beasley, Sports Medicine Physician. He has worked in all four professional football divisions in England as team physician, including Chelsea, Fulham, Arsenal, West Ham and Bournemouth of the EPL. He was national team doctor for England, and chief medical officer for the English FA. In 2012, he was appointed as a sports physician by Team GB for the London Olympics. He was Chief Medical Officer for England and Great Britain Hockey for ten years, and attended Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and World Cups with the national squads.
Paul Oberman - Injury lessons from an Olympic Water Polo Player

Paul Oberman - Injury lessons from an Olympic Water Polo Player

Paul Oberman competed in the 1992 Olympics as a member of the Australian National Water Polo team. He describes an unfortunate accident in which he severed his ulner nerve on his throwing arm. After several surgical procedures and rigorous rehabilitation efforts, Paul made it back to the national team, only to experience a shoulder dislocation that required a shoulder reconstruction only 2 months prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Unfortunately, the shoulder operation precluded his participation in the games, a conclusion to his career that carried with it the disappointment and frustration of an unfulfilled dream. In this episode of the Mettle Minds Podcast, Oberman describes how he quickly came to terms with his injury and how the transition to coaching enabled him to give back to the sport. He suggests that injury is a test of what the athlete wants out of their sport and that if an athlete gets “knocked down” it’s helpful to reflect on: “how, ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘who’ are going to help you get back up?”
The Effects of Freestyle Arm Entry on Performance

The Effects of Freestyle Arm Entry on Performance

Dr. Rod Havriluk's presentation from the 2018 Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming examines the effect of the freestyle arm entry on exposure time to shoulder stress, the Index of Coordination, and swimming velocity.
All fat is not equal

All fat is not equal

In this public lecture, which took place in May 2021, Dr Scott Willis, Research Associate at Loughborough University, discusses the causes, consequences and preventive strategies to combat ectopic fat. The lecture provides an overview of the causes and consequences of ectopic fat accumulation, presents the current research being conducted at Loughborough University relating to this topic and discusses potential preventive strategies with a particular focus on exercise and diet.
Supplements in sport

Supplements in sport

This public lecture which took place in June 2021 is presented by Dr Stephen Mears, Senior Lecturer at Loughborough University. He discusses whether or not supplements provide an easy way to gain a competitive edge and if there is scientific evidence to support this? He also explores the evidence of some popular supplements and the impact they may have on performance. Is there a genuine physiological benefit from taking supplements or is it all in the mind? He also explores the darker side of supplements and what happens when athletes make the wrong choice.
Why physical activity in schools is so important and first steps to improving provision

Why physical activity in schools is so important and first steps to improving provision

Governors for Schools is the national school governor recruitment charity dedicated to recruiting skilled volunteers for governing bodies across England. Its vision is for every school in England to have a diverse and effective governing body driving school improvement. This webinar explored why physical activity is such a crucial component of mental health and wellbeing, especially for young people. We'll also consider how governors and their schools can begin to improve their provision and culture. Featuring guest speakers Alex Ogden, Yorkshire Sport’s Development Manager for Education and School Sport, and Jon Smedley, founder and director of Teach Active.
Primary PE & Sport Premium Governor Training

Primary PE & Sport Premium Governor Training

Governors for Schools is the national school governor recruitment charity dedicated to recruiting skilled volunteers for governing bodies across England. Its vision is for every school in England to have a diverse and effective governing body driving school improvement. Join David Taylor from Active Sussex as he delivers a workshop and Q&A session, 'Primary PE & Sport Premium Governor Training'. This webinar also features the headteacher and PE coordinator of Little Common Primary School, a best practice school in Sussex that is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted as well as the current holders of the Sussex Sports Awards Active Primary School of the Year Award.
Effective Arm Entry and Catch for Competitive Swimming

Effective Arm Entry and Catch for Competitive Swimming

Biomechanics and Swimming Freestyle discussion with Kathleen K. Prindle, Head Coach / CEO of Performance Aquatics, Rod Havriluk, Ph.D., Coach Miller Albury, Lifetime Athletics in Charlotte, NC, and Queens University.
David Marsh Interview

David Marsh Interview

David Marsh has worked to build Team Elite under SwimMAC Carolina since 2007. Prior to founding Team Elite, he was the men's and women's swimming coach at Auburn University. After becoming Auburn's head coach in 1990, Marsh led the men's team to seven NCAA national championships and the women's team to five national championships. He ended his coaching career at Auburn at the end of the 2007 season and then became the Head Elite Coach and CEO of the United States Olympic Committee Center of Excellence at SwimMAC Carolina. From 2017 to 2019, he was the Head Swim Coach at the University of California San Diego, an NCAA Division II program, for two seasons. An internationally known coach, he has coached 49 Olympians from 19 different countries. In December 2016, Marsh was appointed "Professional Adviser" to the Israel Swimming Federation with the goal of preparing the country's swimmers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. David was at Tenerife Top Training in January and March 2021 with the Israeli Olympic Selection and his Team Elite in preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games. During these swim training camps, he talked about his life, his degree in Business Administration and his work at Auburn University and gave interesting insights into his Team Elite, his work as a "professional advisor" to the Israel Swimming Association and the preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Timeline 0:13 David about his life and carrier; 2:14 How does the degree in Business Administration helps you with your current job?; 3:18 What is the difference between University coaching and professional coaching? ; 5:29 David Marsh about Team Elite; 7:33 What qualities should a swimmer posses to be part of David's team?; 8:31 What is the role of the “professional advisor” to the Israel Swimming Association; 10:40 Are you satisfied with the facilities of Tenerife Top Training?; 12:58 David about "station training" routine; 14:20 What do you expect from the Olympic Games in Tokyo?
Anita Complete

Anita Complete

This podcast episode features an interview with Anita Alvarez who was named USA Synchro Athlete of the Year along with Mariya Koroleva in 2016. She has qualified for Tokyo 2020 and also coached Walnut Creek Aquanuts to the 2019 Junior Olympics held in Buffalo, New York. Post publication note: in June 2021, Alvarez briefly lost consciousness at the end of a routine at the Olympic qualification event in Barcelona, leading to U.S. head coach Andrea Fuentes diving into the pool, fully clothed, to help. Alvarez and partner Lindi Schroeder had finished their preliminary free routine to Billie Eilish. Fuentes and Schroeder carried Alvarez through the water to the pool deck where she was tended to by medical personnel for five minutes before being wheeled away, responsive, from the pool deck. Alvarez was cleared to continue competing if she felt well enough, and did so later in the day for their tech routine.
Does sponsorship in sport have an unhealthy relationship with junk food?

Does sponsorship in sport have an unhealthy relationship with junk food?

In this episode of the 'Experts in Sport' podcast published Nov 2020, host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) was joined by Joe Piggin, senior lecturer in Sport Management, to discuss junk food sponsorship in sport and its potential impact on wider society.
Four secrets from sports psychology you can use in everyday life

Four secrets from sports psychology you can use in everyday life

From talking to yourself to rehearsing to your mind, here are five secrets from the world of sports psychology that you can apply to your own life to help you achieve your goals.
Optimising the Performance of the Human Mind

Optimising the Performance of the Human Mind

2012 video of a TEDxYouth@Manchester talk by Dr Steve Peters, a Consultant Psychiatrist working full time in Elite Sport and author of 'The Chimp Paradox', a book about Emotional Intelligence. He has worked with UK Athletics, British Cycling, Sky Pro Cycling teams and had involvements with a further twelve Olympic Sports as well as England Rugby and Premier league Football. His career began with teaching Mathematics and then moved on to Medicine. He has worked in the clinical field of Psychiatry for the past twenty years culminating in working at a special hospital with patients who had severe and dangerous personality disorders. Steve has been engaged with Sheffield University as a Senior Clinical Lecturer since 1994 and also Undergraduate Dean. He holds degrees in Mathematics, Medicine and a Masters Degree in Medical Education, also with postgraduate qualifications in Sports Medicine, Education and Psychiatry. He is a member of the Royal College and on the question setting board for College Membership exams. He is one of a small team of doctors who assess and grant Therapeutic Use Exemption certificates for UK Sport. His specialist interest is in the working of the human mind and how it can reach optimum performance applied to all walks of life.
Female athletes and the menstrual cycle

Female athletes and the menstrual cycle

In this episode of the 'Experts in Sport' podcast published Nov 2020, Dr Richard Blagrove, Lecturer in Physiology, meets with Dr Georgie Bruinvels, Research Scientist at Orreco and co-creator of FitrWoman to discuss how performance can be affected by the menstrual cycle and the methods coaches and managers can use to approach the subject without fear of embarrassment.
How to become one of the world’s best coaches

How to become one of the world’s best coaches

In this episode of the 'Experts in Sport' podcast published Nov 2020, Matt Little, Andy Murray’s Strength and Conditioning Coach of the past 10 years, talks through his first steps in the industry, the skills he’s developed and how young coaches can stand out from the crowd.
Podcast Preview - Svetlana Romashina

Podcast Preview - Svetlana Romashina

Fishtail Mag was launched in June 2020 by swimmers and artists Liz Corman and Thomas Symonds. It celebrates the beauty of Artistic Swimming in a unique monthly publication combining print and digital media. Preview the first podcast episode from Jun 2020 in which Liz interviewed Russia's 5 times Olympic champion and 21 times world champion Svetlana Romashina
Disordered eating - just how common is it in elite level sport?

Disordered eating - just how common is it in elite level sport?

Former England cricketer Freddie Flintoff’s recent BBC documentary ‘Living with Bulimia’ sparked conversations regarding eating disorders, particularly amongst elite level athletes. But how commonplace are such health challenges?
Chris Cook talks: Great Britain Olympian, Swimming, Swim Buddies, Challenges, Goals and More

Chris Cook talks: Great Britain Olympian, Swimming, Swim Buddies, Challenges, Goals and More

Chris Cook joined Alex Burket for this episode which was published in May 2021. Chris talks about becoming a swimmer and how he found that passion in his life, on being an athlete and how he got to represent in Great Britain in the Olympics and World Championship. They talk about when he knew the time was right to retire and if he would ever come out of retirement. He discusses his business and entrepreneurial journey and how he is enjoying his time with his family.
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