Rehabilitating the athlete not just the injury: The psychology of sports injury rehabilitation
Presented by Adam Gledhill and Dale Forsdyke
Tue, Jun 16th, 2015. 3:00 PM–4:00 PM BST… 263 more words
Olympic athletes should have tailored heart screening to check for life-threatening conditions before they can compete, according to a leading Italian doctor.
After running extensive tests on 2,354 elite athletes, he discovered six had potentially fatal disorders that disqualified them from competing. 184 more words
Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.
The analysis of 5,700 elderly men in Norway showed those doing three hours of exercise a week lived around five years longer than the sedentary. 175 more words
Fitness First, one of the world’s most famous Gym brands saw last year’s profits drop 49% to £14.9m and also saw its membership numbers drop from 916,000 to 873,000, according to the… 304 more words