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Inspiring girls into sport

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Too often females don't do sport, and Brenna Bishop is doing something about it.

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How Olympians Who Aren't Michael Phelps or Simone Biles Pay the Bills

How Olympians Who Aren't Michael Phelps or Simone Biles Pay the Bills | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it

Competing at the most elite level comes at a cost—and only a small percentage of Olympians earn millions

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Athletes Who Were Denied Their Olympic Medal Moments Because Others Were Doping

Athletes Who Were Denied Their Olympic Medal Moments Because Others Were Doping | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
When an Olympic medalist is caught doping, any medals he or she has won are usually ordered returned, to be awarded to the next finisher in line.
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What's Worse for Your Brain Than a Concussion?

What's Worse for Your Brain Than a Concussion? | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Parents now know the possible harms from concussions. But this other common activity could also damage the brains of both young and old—yet it is widely accepted as "normal."
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Scotty Stevenson: Time to act on safety - Sport - NZ Herald News

Scotty Stevenson: Time to act on safety - Sport - NZ Herald News | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Here are the crucial details: eight minutes and 40 seconds into the first half of the Crusaders' match against the Highlanders at AMI Stadium on Saturday night, Crusader Jordan Taufua - New Zealand Herald

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Fact Sheet - Young Women's Views and Experiences of Sport


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How the Media Portrays Female Athletes

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Aimee Lamoureux

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Slap 20% tax on sugary drinks to fight obesity, doctors demand

Slap 20% tax on sugary drinks to fight obesity, doctors demand | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
In a landmark report the British Medical Association will urge Downing Street to take on the food industry. The BMA’s proposed levy on fizzy drinks would raise the price of a bottle of Coke from £1.50 to £1.80.
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The big problem with BMI: Different bodies with the same measure | theage.com.au

The big problem with BMI: Different bodies with the same measure | theage.com.au | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
With the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain cancers growing with our body mass index, BMI has been considered the most effective tool to ...
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Australian Rugby Union working hard to inspire future Wallaroos and create women role models - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Equity)

Australian Rugby Union working hard to inspire future Wallaroos and create women role models - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Equity) | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, July 5, 2015 7:16 PM

YEAR 11/12 HPE - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Equity - Gender) - Female opportunity in sport.

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Decline of women's sports coverage in Australia 'a tragedy'

Decline of women's sports coverage in Australia 'a tragedy' | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Women feature in only 7 per cent of sports programming, highlighting a significant gender gap, a new report reveals.

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Dean Roulston's curator insight, June 18, 2015 12:58 AM

gender issues in sport

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How Weight Training Can Help You Keep the Weight Off - RESISTANCE TRAINING

How Weight Training Can Help You Keep the Weight Off - RESISTANCE TRAINING | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Exercise can help keep the pounds off after weight loss, and weight training may be particularly beneficial, a new study shows.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, January 29, 2015 9:43 PM

YEAR 11/12 HPE - (RESISTANCE TRAINING)

 

Cardio is out.....throwing IRON around is your ticket to weight management. Nice read.

 

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Fears over drugs in schoolboy rugby - National - NZ Herald News

Fears over drugs in schoolboy rugby - National - NZ Herald News | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
There are growing concerns schoolboy rugby is a fertile environment for drug taking to become rife. - New Zealand Herald
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What is a TUE?

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The anatomy of a Therapeutic Use Exemption.

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The ignorance aimed at Caster Semenya flies in the face of the Olympic spirit | Katrina Karkazis - ETHICS IN SPORT 

The ignorance aimed at Caster Semenya flies in the face of the Olympic spirit | Katrina Karkazis - ETHICS IN SPORT  | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it

HPE 2019 - UNIT 4 - ETHICS IN SPORT "In pressing their case on hyperandrogenic athletes the IAAF have ensured hostile scrutiny will always fall on women who defy norms imposed by the powerful


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Olympics on borrowed time?

Olympics on borrowed time? | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE – Yes, they're going down the gurgler

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What's Worse for Your Brain Than a Concussion?

What's Worse for Your Brain Than a Concussion? | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Parents now know the possible harms from concussions. But this other common activity could also damage the brains of both young and old—yet it is widely accepted as "normal."
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How easy is it to be a drugs cheat in sport? - BBC News

How easy is it to be a drugs cheat in sport? - BBC News | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
As the Alberto Salazar doping accusations put the spotlight back on drug use in sport, how easy is it to cheat?
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Prejudice begins in PE

Prejudice begins in PE | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Landmark study finds gay NZers kept out of sport by bad experiences in PE class.

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Video "Geheimsache Doping (engl. Version)" - Reportage / Dokumentation

Video "Geheimsache Doping (engl. Version)" - Reportage / Dokumentation | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Die Dokumentation "Geheimsache Doping. Wie Russland seine Sieger macht" erschütterte Ende 2014 die Sportwelt. Jetzt ist Hajo Seppelt erneut auf Spurensuche gegangen - und weit über Russlands ...
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Rugby: Stadium issue must be solved for Christchurch

Rugby: Stadium issue must be solved for Christchurch | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Missing out on big matches could become the new normal for Christchurch after failing to secure a test in the 2017 Lions tour.

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Black Sox struck out by TV and NZ apathy

It's time to hurl a few curveballs at the one-eyed Kiwi sporting public who refuse to acknowledge softball as a major sport.

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Schools tackle ‘cotton wool culture’

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One local school is taking steps to relax its playground rules, bringing back physical contact games, such as bullrush, and allowing tree climbing.

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Sports Psychology – Pre-game mental preparation - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Sports Psychology – Pre-game mental preparation - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY | IGCSE Physical Education | Scoop.it
Sports Psychology – Pre-game mental preparation - Sports Psychology – The Sport In Mind http://t.co/ARNvGPE5yH

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, November 18, 2014 5:14 PM

YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (term 4 2015)

 

In almost every sport the top level performers are all similar in their level of ability, for example they all have similar attributes of being strong, fast, skilful, and have as much stamina as each other. Yet in every sport some performers emerge as winners while others never quite reach this level.  The difference between these top level performers and the winners are the players who can overcome the mental pressures of a tough game; they can ignore and in some cases embrace the crowd and the importance of the occasion.