Staying fit is a challenge for many people in America and around the world. The main issue is that most people see fitness and exercise as something that is tough and that they should avoid. They associate fitness with the displeasure they experience after a session at the gym. The thing to note, however, is… Read More
“Complex exercise like racket sports that involve tactics gives you a bigger cognitive boost than simpler workouts like jogging.” (New Scientist, 2019, p.21). Reference New Scientist. (2019) Working Hypothesis. New Scientist. 14 September 2019, pp.21.
Course Title Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity. Outline of the Course A mental health awareness online learning programme with four learning modules: Module 01: Understanding Mental Health. Module 02: The Impact of Sport and Physical Activity on Mental Health. Module 03: Barriers and Solutions. Module 04: Talking about Mental Health. The programme… Read More
Research Paper Title “Leather” and the Fighting Spirit: Sport in the British Army in World War I. Excerpt The assiduous and organized cultivation of sport, and what is more important the spirit of sport, has become one of the most distinctive marks of the British Army, and it will be a task worthy of the… Read More
Research Paper Title Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes. Abstract Sudden cardiac death is defined as an unexpected death, occurring usually within one hour from onset of symptoms in cases where the death is witnessed and in unwitnessed cases within 24 hours of the individual last being seen alive and well. Sudden cardiac death in athletes is the leading… Read More
The proportion of people in England aged 16 or above taking part in sport at least once a week fell from 36.2% (15,890,400) during the Olympic Games in 2011-12 to 35.5% (15,491,200) in 2014-15. The Local Government Association called for the government and Sport England to redirect some of the £500 million for sport between… Read More
Research Paper Title May the Blessed Man Win: A Critique of the Categorical Preference for Natural Talent over Doping as Proper Origins of Athletic Ability. Background Doping scandals can reveal unresolved tensions between the meritocratic values of equal opportunity + reward for effort and the “talentocratic” love of hereditary privilege. Whence this special reverence for… Read More