Altitude Training – at home

Athletes in a number of sports now widely incorporate altitude training into their sports training. This may be with a visit to an altitude camp, or by using systems in-house to simulate altitude. However, restriction on travel due to COVID-19 means attending an altitude training camp is not possible. Therefore, the latter option for simulated […]

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Breathing at Altitude

As the COVID-19 lockdown imposes travel restrictions, an altitude training camp seems inconceivable this year. As an athlete in a competitive sport, training at altitude is all part of the training programme to improve your performance at sea level. But even during an altitude training camp, breathing at altitude is still going to be a […]

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Forget BMI – It’s No Longer Enough

BMI (body mass index) has traditionally been the value used to measure a healthy weight for a client’s height. But it is not able to distinguish body fat from muscle and water, which is essential in helping a member or client reach their goals. BIA gives more specific data BIA (bioelectrical impedance analysis) however is […]

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Sport & Exercise Science at Swansea Uni – Top 10 in the UK

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Swansea University is ranked in the top 10 departments in the UK. Furthermore, they rank 5th in the UK for the impact of their research in elite sports. Sport and Exercise Sciences at Swansea University Swansea University’s laboratories provide state-of-the-art facilities for maintaining research excellence. They conduct […]

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Use of Pulse Oximeters in COPD

NICE recommends the use of pulse oximeters in the management of exacerbations of COPD. You can find the recommendation in July’s update of the NICE guideline [NG115] for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in over 16s. Use of pulse oximeters in COPD The NICE guideline 1.3.28 states, “Pulse oximeters should be available to all healthcare […]

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UKSCA 2019

UKSCA is the professional body for strength and conditioning practitioners in the UK. The UKSCA Annual Conference will be taking place at the DoubleTree Milton Keynes Stadium Hotel (14-16 June). UKSCA 2019 will be the 15th annual conference organised by the UK Strength and Conditioning Association. About UKSCA 2019 The Conference is UKSCA’s flagship event. […]

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Elevate Innovation Awards Winner

Elevate is an annual physical activity trade show. It is considered to be the largest in the UK. It attracts leaders and decision makers in all physical activity sectors. Elevate is the event to visit for sourcing all the latest equipment for physical therapy and human performance. In fact, it’s the only event that provides […]

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Elevate 2019

Elevate is the largest physical activity trade show in the UK. It is the place to meet up with leaders in the UK’s growing physical activity sectors. Elevate 2019 will be taking place at Excel, London, 8-9th May. About Elevate 2019 This year Elevate is expecting thousands of important decision makers to view and source […]

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