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Welcome to the Friendly Games

Glasgow’s moment has arrived after seven years of waiting as the Commonwealth Games will officially get under way following tonight’s opening ceremony.

The Commonwealth Games is a unique, world class event which is held once every four years and is often referred to as the ‘Friendly Games’ and is the third largest multi-sport event after the Olympics and the Asian Games… 167 more words

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High Performance Training for Sports special offer

High-Performance Training for Sports changes the landscape of athletic conditioning and sports performance. This groundbreaking work presents the latest and most effective philosophies, protocols and programmes for developing today’s athletes. 209 more words

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The Grandest ever Grand Départ

Although the Tour de France has now départed these shores, for those of us who witnessed first hand the incredible scenes over the three UK stages the memories will linger on for years to come. 247 more words

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Free Podcast on High Performance Training for Sports

David Joyce, joint author of High Performance Training for Sports has recorded Part One of a Podcast series based on the book, with Jeremy Boone (Coach Your Best). 93 more words

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International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference 2014

International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference
Northumbria University
Newcastle
19th – 21st August 2014

As usual this years’ Conference will feature presentations by, and discussions with, 30 leading global experts in all aspects of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, including HK authors Iñigo Mujika and Vicky Tolfrey. 48 more words

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McGeechan and Murray join line up at Global Coaches House

Global Coaches House
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Saturday 26 July to Saturday 2 August 2014

Former Scotland and British Lions Coach Ian McGeechan and current British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray join an impressive list of leading coaching exponents supporting an eight day celebration of coaching during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Surface palpation techniques for physiotherapists

This comprehensive guide is supported by photographs demonstrating palpation techniques of surface body landmarks and will assist students and healthcare professionals in becoming proficient in surface palpation techniques. 49 more words

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