What is the Army Elite Sport Programme?

Introduction The Army Elite Sport Programme (AESP) was established in 2014 launched using a £1.4m donation from private security company G4S following the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Background The British Army has joined with UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport and respective sporting National Governing Bodies to identify Army athletes who… Read More

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What is the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme?

Introduction The Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) is an initiative that receives funding from Sport England. Mission It has the following mission: ‘A world leading partnership between education and sport to help talented athletes in England fulfil their potential and balance their sporting development with their education and training.’ Who is it For? TASS supports… Read More

5 Recreational Activities That Help You Stay Fit

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

Just Completed the Mental Health Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity Course

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

“Leather” and the Fighting Spirit: Sport in the British Army in World War I

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

Causes & Measures to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

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