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British fashion’s new identity politics

British fashion’s new identity politics | health | Scoop.it
Using the runway to dissect issues of race, class, gender and sexuality, these are the designers staging a rebellion against the greying state of British culture
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10 Years of Silence: How Long It Took Mozart, Picasso and Kobe Bryant to Be Successful - SKILL AQUISITION

10 Years of Silence: How Long It Took Mozart, Picasso and Kobe Bryant to Be Successful - SKILL AQUISITION | health | Scoop.it

ow long does it take to become elite at your craft? And what do the people who master their goals do differently than the rest of us? That’s what John Hayes, a cognitive psychology professor at Carnegie Mellon University, wanted to know. ...


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YEAR 11 HPE - SKILL ACQUISITION

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Victory & Defeat - Dealing with Intensity - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Victory & Defeat - Dealing with Intensity - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY | health | Scoop.it
You learn from victory, but you learn much more from defeat – about yourself as well as your team.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, June 5, 2014 9:49 PM

YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (Dealing with defeat/Intenisty/Victory&Loss)

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Lionel Messi living in the shadow of Diego Maradona - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Cultural Level to Individual Level) - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (Pressure/Expectation)

Lionel Messi living in the shadow of Diego Maradona - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Cultural Level to Individual Level) - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (Pressure/Expectation) | health | Scoop.it
Argentines are ready to forgive and embrace the son lost to Spain - if he returns home as a world champion, writes Ian Chadband.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, June 12, 2014 12:46 AM

And you think NAYMAR has pressure on him?? For Lionel Messi (perhaps, arguably, the greatest ever) the hopes of his nation (Argentina) are on his shoulders. Win, and Messi will be ranked alongside 'Maradona' as his countries other Immortal. Lose, and no matter Messi's European status, the home folk won't be so enamored!.....how's that for pressure!!!

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It's All in Their Heads: The Mental Edge of Athletes Who Win - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

It's All in Their Heads: The Mental Edge of Athletes Who Win - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY | health | Scoop.it
Powering through an extraordinarily grueling workout or competition has as much to do with mental toughness as it does strength and athleticism. So, how do the toughest competitors do it? We found out!

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, June 19, 2014 12:23 AM

YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

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Hooliganism still a disease

Hooliganism still a disease | health | Scoop.it
The violent death of a football fan in Sweden last weekend shows hooliganism in the sport is still rife in Europe.
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Teens turn off driving

Teens turn off driving | health | Scoop.it
The number of teenage licence holders has plummeted in the past five years in a growing desire for a carless life.
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The (gay) eagle has landed

The (gay) eagle has landed | health | Scoop.it
With NFL player Michael Sam coming out as gay this week, it shows how far Generation Y has come.
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How old are you really?

How old are you really? | health | Scoop.it
The number of candles on our birthday cake is not a reliable indicator of our biological age.
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A surfer's tale of depression

A surfer's tale of depression | health | Scoop.it
He lost everything when struck with stress and addiction and he's now speaking out to help others.
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Olive Bowers hits out at surfer sexism - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Cultural/Structural (Media))

Olive Bowers hits out at surfer sexism - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Cultural/Structural (Media)) | health | Scoop.it
Olive Bowers is not exactly a veteran of the ocean, but at 13 she has enough experience to know what she likes and what she doesn't when it comes to surfing. Best is catching a clean wave in the summer; worst is some of the sexism that still lingers in the sport.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, March 29, 2014 7:04 PM

YEAR 11 HPE - FIGUEROAS FRAMEWORK (Cultural Level - Structural Level - Influence of the Media) - SEXISM.

 

''It's a shame that you can't see the benefits of an inclusive surf culture that in fact would add a whole lot of numbers to your subscription list … I urge you to give much more coverage to the exciting women surfers out there, not just scantily clad women (who may be great on the waves, but we'll never know).''


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Short term Effects of Exercise - RESPONSES TO EXERCISE

Short term Effects of Exercise - RESPONSES TO EXERCISE | health | Scoop.it
The short-term, immediate effects exercise has on the body and systems such as the heart, lungs...

Via Nicola Richards, Julia J Breen, Health & PE NZ, Rosehill College Physical Education 13PED, Craig Crossley
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Paige Stanners's comment, June 5, 2014 7:01 PM
Dan, Arron, and I I also find that interesting!
Craig Crossley's curator insight, June 5, 2014 7:02 PM

YEAR 10 HPE - RESPONSE TO EXERCISE (Immediate/Acute changes)

Cassandra Thompson's comment, May 5, 2015 8:35 PM
most of this i knew and remembered from last year but there were a few good points that re jogged my memory
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Psychology Plays a Large Role in Volleyball Performance - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology Plays a Large Role in Volleyball Performance - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY | health | Scoop.it

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, June 19, 2014 12:21 AM

YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (term 4) - perfectly timed reading for our Volleyball/Sport Psych unit.

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Sporting superstitions: Why do we have them? - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Sporting superstitions: Why do we have them? - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY | health | Scoop.it
How psychology experiments on hungry pigeons can explain sports champions' (and our) curious habits and rituals.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, June 19, 2014 6:17 PM

 

YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY 

 

Legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff used to slap his goalkeeper in the stomach before each match. Tennis ace Serena Williams alwaysbounces her ball five times before her first serve....

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Ensure Young Athletes' Self-Talk is Positive - Youth Sports Psychology - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Ensure Young Athletes' Self-Talk is Positive -  Youth Sports Psychology - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY | health | Scoop.it

Even top athletes tell themselves, "I need to talk to myself more positively. I need to take a hard look at the way I talk to myself about sports." In youth.


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YEAR 12 HPE - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (Positive Self-Talk)

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When 'kill the ref' nearly meant it

When 'kill the ref' nearly meant it | health | Scoop.it
After a controversial call in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Kiwi Keith Walker felt a nation's fury.
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Alcohol linked to hospital visits

Alcohol linked to hospital visits | health | Scoop.it
One in five admissions to NZ hospital emergency departments at peak party time are alcohol-related.
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Your brain on binge drinking

Your brain on binge drinking | health | Scoop.it
Yes, there are upsides to getting merry on the hard stuff, but the downsides are serious.
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Your brain on binge drinking

Your brain on binge drinking | health | Scoop.it
Yes, there are upsides to getting merry on the hard stuff, but the downsides are serious.
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I have depression, it's OK

I have depression, it's OK | health | Scoop.it
Depression, doesn't make me whiny, or an attention-seeker, or a loser. It just happened.
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