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S&PA Professional magazine Spring 18

This issue includes coverage on how investing in staff development is paying dividends for CIMSPA employer partner York Sport, an in-depth conversation with Max Quittendon about cross-sector collaboration at Elevate 2018, interview with Steve Parry expert advice on swimming pool safety, and new studies which help to draw the line between fitness fanatic and exercise addict. 
Date: 10:41:52 04.05.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Safety, Exercise

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

Strength and Power for Swimming with Vern Gambetta

SSC Sports Medicine* podcast features a talk with Vern Gambetta on the pool deck in Portland, Oregon about strength and power training, periodisation and timing of dry land training for swimming.  Topics cover 'go to' exercises, the role of multi chain single arm symmetry lifts, the need to prepare to swim, not swim to prepare and also touch on the performance benefits of …
Date: 11:35:44 14.02.2018
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Starts, Turns, Periodisation, Dry-land

IOC Athlete Learning Gateway

The IOC offers free courses from world-leading institutions designed for elite athletes and their entourage. Courses include: The Art and Science of Coaching; Sport Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Nutrition, etc.. Visit onlinecourse.olympic.org
Date: 11:13:40 10.12.2017
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Olympic, Psychology, Physiology, Nutrition

Do you know athletes who have a wheeze and get short of breath easily? Surely asthma, right?

Respiratory conditions are often neglected in the world of sports medicine. In this BMJ talk medicine podcast recorded at the famous Centre for Health & Human Performance in London, two world leaders enlighten us on respiratory conditions in sport. Guest Dr James Hull is Consultant Respiratory Physician with a specialist expertise in assessing athletes with unexplained breathlessness. …
Date: 07:52:49 10.10.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Asthma, Breathing

Optimal loading

A world leader in sports physiotherapy, Associate Professor Dr Kristian Thorborg is from Copenhagen University. He is renowned for his studies and clinical workshops related to patients with hip, groin, hamstring and knee related injuries. In this BMJ talk podcast, he outlines: the paradigm shift for the use of exercise to treat conditions such as tendinopathy and hamstring strains. He …
Date: 13:56:51 23.02.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Physiotherapy

The science of sports performance and injury prevention

Dr James Bilzon joined the Department for Health at the University of Bath in May 2008 following a 13-year career as an Exercise Physiologist in various Ministry of Defence (MOD) departments. Following a 3-year period as Director of Studies for the MSc in Sport & Exercise Medicine, he became Head of Department for Health in August 2011. He currently holds a number of Honorary appointments …
Date: 12:43:03 23.09.2016
Categories: Coaching
Keywords:  Sports science, Injury

SwimTrain

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

The 1st GCC-Aspetar Sports Medicine Conference Sessions

Aspetar hosts the first ever GCC Sports Medicine Conference in April, 2016. Experts from around the world descend on Doha to lead lectures and workshops on topics ranging from athlete to community health. Download Conference Agenda View lectures on a variety of areas, including managing groin pain, sudden cardiac death, imaging in sports medicine, sports injury prevention & Exercise …
Date: 08:38:40 24.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Injuries,Medicine,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