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US 'soccer moms' sue FIFA over concussions

A group of young American footballers and their parents are suing FIFA and US football groups over the risks from concussions.

The California class-action lawsuit accuses the sport’s governing bodies of acting “carelessly and negligently” and failing to protect young players. 277 more words

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Hitting the ground running

New research shows that world-class sprinters attack the ground to maximise impact forces and speed according to two new studies from Southern Methodist University, Dallas… 325 more words

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The best-selling student text on sport marketing updated

This latest edition of Sport Marketing has been streamlined and updated to keep pace with the latest information and issues in the competitive world of sport marketing. 75 more words

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Location of impact could affect concussion severity

As the summer come to an end, contact games such as football and rugby come to the fore.

There are certain risks involved with these contact sports, including concussions and a recent study in the journal… 158 more words

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Fitness industry angered by controversial claims

Health and fitness industry figureheads have rebuffed the sensational health claims by 5:2 diet advocate and author Dr Michael Mosley’s appearance on the UK TV show, … 277 more words

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Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology seeks new editor

Human Kinetics and the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) have begun the search for the next editor of the… 108 more words

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National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day
26th. September 2014

ukactive will be running National Fitness Day, on Friday 26th September, an event that is set to become the UK’s biggest celebration of physical activity. 193 more words

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