The FIFA Football World Cup & the Military (2)

Austria did not take part in the 1938 football World Cup. They had just been annexed by Germany (as part of the anchluss and build-up to the Second World War) and so the country no longer existed. However, the best Austrian players did take part, the Germans having pinched them all for their own team.… Read More

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What is the Relevance of Whole Body Vibration Exercise for Tactical Athletes?

Research Paper Title Relevance of Whole Body Vibration Exercise in Sport: A Short Review with Soccer, Diver and Combat Sport. Background Whole body vibration exercise (WBVE) has been used as a safe and accessible exercise and important reviews have been published about the use of this exercise to manage diseases and to improve physical conditions… Read More

Football’s FFIT Programme: Men, Fitness & Health

Research Paper Title Football Fans in Training: The Development and Optimization of an Intervention Delivered through Professional Sports Clubs to Help Men Lose Weight, Become More Active and Adopt Healthier Eating Habits. Background The prevalence of obesity in men is rising, but they are less likely than women to engage in existing weight management programmes.… Read More