Sports and exercise

Football referees are able to cope with the pressures of their role thanks to a belief that they are better at the job than their colleagues, new research has suggested.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has made a grant of £689,150 to the charity Chess in School and Communities to test the impact of teaching chess to primary school pupils.
Women in Britain are somewhat indifferent when it comes to their feelings about sport, new research
New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council suggests that some girls do not feel comfortable when takin
The day before mixed martial artists compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championships, they pose with each other in a staged face-off.
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is organising a residential workshop that could prove beneficial for psychology candidates looking to further their career in
The Division of Sport & Exercise Psychology with be hosting  its 2013 Conference at The Midland, in Manchester
Rebecca Adlington has revealed how psychological help played a big part in enabling her to cope with success.
Many people find exercise adherence difficult after the first few weeks because the fun of something new has worn off, and yet their programme has yet to deliver any tangible changes in terms of body shape and weight.
People with depression and anxiety in London could be set to benefit from exercise and keep-fit sessions thanks to the awarding of Olympic and Para
Whether or not their favoured team or individual wins, fans enjoy the drama and spectacle of sport.
Playing games just for the fun of it could prove beneficial for athletes, new research has found.
Physically fit children appear to be outscoring their less active classmates in academic work.
The mental health of young girls can be boosted by taking part in dance activities.
Exercising more than usual can result in an individual feeling more satisfied with life, new research has suggested.
Depression among sportspeople is gradually becoming less of a stigma as more men and women who play professional sport come forward and share their own battles with mental health problems.
People in middle age could make themselves smarter by taking part in more exercise.
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could perform better academically if they carry out more exercise.
Participants will have practical experience of a range of techniques used in psychophysiology: TMS, EEG, HRV, EMG, and Eye Movement.
The workshop will provide candidates with the opportunity to challenge professional awareness through reflective practice.
Football can be used to educate and inspire young people in the UK.
When Alice jumped lightly down into the Looking-glass room in Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking-Glass”, she entered a world in which many things mirrored the opposite of real life.
Sports journalists may show more bias on social media sites than they do in their newspaper reports.
Psychological support is available to all football referees who have difficulties coping with different aspects of the sport.
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