Sports and exercise

Children who have suffered concussion should return to physical activity as it is safe for them to do so, an American neuropsychologist will tell a conference in Bristol today.
We're told sitting is the new smoking and that we should consider working at standing desks, or perhaps better still, treadmill desks.
The Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology conference is taking place at The Queens Hotel, Leeds, West Yorkshire. The hotel is right in the heart of the city with assessable transport links.  
The SS Great Britain in Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, is the striking venue for a British Psychological Society meeting on the prevention, management and treatment of concussion and other mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children later this month.
If you would do anything to stay popular with your team-mates, what might follow? Bending the rules? Cheating? Sabotage of rivals?
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual Scientific Meeting in Stirling today.
The human mind can be its own worst enemy. When we want to do well in sports, we often intensify attentional focus on bodily movements that are best off left on automatic pilot.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, will be one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual scientific meeting in Stirling on 27 February.
Build a strong working alliance with your athletes and exercisers using counselling skills. Notice what is and is not said out loud by your client. Timetable
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There are huge benefits to be gained when women and men are given equal opportunities. For example, companies with at least one woman on their board are more successful.
Experience the peer supervision process & take the model back to use in your workplace Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
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Walking in a happier style could help counter the negative mental processes associated with depression.
More than £2 million is being put towards a major programme designed to encourage people with mental health problems to take up sport.
Children's cognitive skills can be enhanced if they partake in at least an hour of exercise after every school day, according to new research.
Countries are more likely to enjoy a higher medal count at the Olympics if they embrace gender equality, a new study has revealed.
People tend to drink more alcohol on days when they are more physically active, according to a new study.
A “Legacy” is simply defined as, ‘something that is left behind’ and could be considered at a myriad of levels, including societal, organisational, client-centred, or personal.
Eating disorders in athletes could be an indication they are vulnerable to depressive tendencies, according to research.
Researchers have argued that penalty shootouts in competitions such as the World Cup are ultimately "psychological" games.
People's attitudes towards exercise can have a strong influence on how much they eat afterwards, a recent study has concluded.
Practising at a particular discipline or activity often helps to improve competence, a new study has concluded.
Sports coaches are highly likely to overreact in the event of a loss, a new study has concluded.
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