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The Knock-on Effect: Transparency the key to tackling the issue - Sport - NZ Herald News

The Knock-on Effect: Transparency the key to tackling the issue - Sport - NZ Herald News | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Today marks the end of the Herald 's special report into the cost of concussion and contact sports, particularly rugby, our national sport. The issue does not end here, however.

 


PM- nice graphic at the bottom of this article on the growth of the lock position in rugby union in NZ.

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Hi there and welcome to Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry.  I hope you enjoy the linked articles that I have chosen.

 

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If you like this topic, you might like my Scoopit feed on the Philosophy of Fitness, Sport and Running. http://www.scoop.it/t/the-philosophy-of-fitness-exercise-sport-and-running
Jack Thompson's curator insight, December 3, 2014 4:33 PM

Way I learned ways to become stronger mentally, especially for my goal.

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America: Too fat to fight (Opinion) - CNN.com

America: Too fat to fight (Opinion)  - CNN.com | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
The scariest consequence arising out of our losing battle with the bulge is the safety of our country.
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'The rate of weight loss had no impact on long-term weight management'

'The rate of weight loss had no impact on long-term weight management' | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
‘I have always wanted to be a dietitian, ever since high school. I wanted to know how to eat healthily because I was into sport and I wanted to be fit.  

I started cycling when I was 13 and finished when I was 21. I won second place in the 2002 National Track Cycling Championships held in Sydney.
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'The rate of weight loss had no impact on long-term weight management'

'The rate of weight loss had no impact on long-term weight management' | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
‘I have always wanted to be a dietitian, ever since high school. I wanted to know how to eat healthily because I was into sport and I wanted to be fit.  

I started cycling when I was 13 and finished when I was 21. I won second place in the 2002 National Track Cycling Championships held in Sydney.
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Obese people fall into six distinct categories - study

Obese people fall into six distinct categories - study | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Obese people fall into six distinct categories, a study suggests, leading scientists to call for a new style of bespoke treatment rather than a one size fits all approach to tackling - New Zealand Herald
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Are models too skinny? The debate that never goes out of fashion

Are models too skinny? The debate that never goes out of fashion | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Fashions may change with the seasons, but one staple remains unchanged: the debate over whether models are too skinny.
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Doctors fail to check patients' weight in one of world's fattest nations

Doctors fail to check patients' weight in one of world's fattest nations | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Doctors may feel uncomfortable discussing the issue of excess weight with patients or may not have the resources they need to do so, say the authors of new research, published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday.
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Laura Freeman: Reading helped heal my anorexia

Laura Freeman: Reading helped heal my anorexia | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Never read Charles Dickens without a well-stocked larder. His novels can make a reader very hungry. - New Zealand Herald
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WHO | Controlling the global obesity epidemic

Nutrition - Topic - Obesity - Obesity and Other Diet-related Chronic Diseases
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▶ Globesity: Fat's New Frontier - YouTube

Obesity is no longer just a rich country's problem. It's now taken hold in poor and emerging countries and is rapidly developing into an insurmountable healt...
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Middle East battles an obesity epidemic - CNN.com

Middle East battles an obesity epidemic - CNN.com | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Why the Middle East is struggling under the weight of an obesity epidemic.
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Is there really a single ideal body shape for women?

Is there really a single ideal body shape for women? | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Is there an ideal body shape that is universally attractive? A recent study shows that beauty is more complex, and diverse, than that.
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Facebook shapes women's body image – just not as you'd expect

Facebook shapes women's body image – just not as you'd expect | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
If you’re one of the world’s 1.3 billion regular Facebook users, you’ll know the feeling of being consumed by your news feed. If you don’t use Facebook, you need only get on a busy train or bus to see…
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Child obesity rates 'levelling off'

Child obesity rates 'levelling off' | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three UK children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.


There was a steady rise in the proportion of overweight children between 1994 and 2003, but in the past decade it has remained at about 30%.


The King's College London researchers add obesity rates among 11- to 15-year-olds are still rising, however.

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Ideal Body Types Through History Could Teach Us All Something About Women's Bodies

Ideal Body Types Through History Could Teach Us All Something About Women's Bodies | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
The "ideal" woman's body type has taken on a number of forms over the past 3,000 years. In ancient Egypt, it was slender shoulders and a narrow waist; during the Italian Renaissance, it was a round stomach and fair skin; in the 1980s, it wa...
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The Surprising People That Helped Me Heal From Anorexia

The Surprising People That Helped Me Heal From Anorexia | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
I was now 98 pounds, and spiraling downward rapidly. Normal body functions stopped. Blood pressure plummeted, bones protruding, clothes were anchored on with huge safety pins so they wouldn't fall off....
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Are more men getting eating disorders?

Are more men getting eating disorders? | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
David Cox: Since 2000, the number of men diagnosed with eating disorders has risen by nearly 30%. What’s going on?
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Is weighing yourself a good idea?

Is weighing yourself a good idea? | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Is it smart to weigh yourself regularly in the interests of weight management – or is it the sort of behaviour that can help stoke an eating disorder?
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Lack of exercise, not obesity is the big killer - research

Lack of exercise, not obesity is the big killer - research | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it

Lack of exercise is twice as likely to lead to an early grave than obesity, research has shown. - New Zealand Herald

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European court rules fatness a disability

European court rules fatness a disability | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Being fat is a disability, EU judges have ruled, meaning that European companies must offer obese staff bigger chairs, special parking spaces and a lighter workload. - New Zealand Herald
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Is BMI really a measure of health?

Is BMI really a measure of health? | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Having been on a long weight-loss journey, Julia Long turned to the internet to try and gauge a sensible weight loss goal to achieve before summer. - New Zealand Herald
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Is Barbie bad for body image?

Is Barbie bad for body image? | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Launched in 1959, named after the inventor’s daughter Barbara, and owned by 99% of 3-10 year old girls in the USA, Barbie has been a popular request on young girls’ Christmas wish lists for 55 years. So…
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Stanford Daily | The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze

Stanford Daily | The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
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Stanford students explain the pressures athletes feel to be fit and look thin. There is also an incredible info graphic with a lot of great information  and statistics. It is inspiring that college aged women are trying to inform the public about eating disorders and what we can do to help others. 

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This is what Mr Average Australia looks like

This is what Mr Average Australia looks like | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Think of a quintessential Aussie bloke and Hugh Jackman or Russell Crowe might come to mind. But, these are not your average Aussie men.
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The effects of creatine and whey protein supplementation on body composition in men aged 48 to 72 years during resistance training.

The effects of creatine and whey protein supplementation on body composition in men aged 48 to 72 years during resistance training. | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
The effects of creatine and whey protein supplementation on body composition in men aged 48 to 72 years during resistance training.
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The Body Shapes Of The World’s Best Athletes Compared Side By Side

The Body Shapes Of The World’s Best Athletes Compared Side By Side | Anthropometry and Kinanthropometry | Scoop.it
Howard Schatz's Athlete series explores many different variations of the human physique. We get to see bodybuilders with rippling muscles, bone-thin marathon runners, towering long-jumpers and massive wrestlers – all side-by-side. It's striking because it taps into the same focus on physical human beauty that ancient Greek sculptures and modern advertisements do.
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OK, these are amazing, but here's something really personal: The photographer was my ophthalmologist! Talk about having good eyes!

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YEAR 11-12 HPE - General Interest - (Body Types) 

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