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Doctor wants sport to consider sleeping pill ban - ABC Online

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Sydney Morning Herald
Doctor wants sport to consider sleeping pill ban
ABC Online
SARAH FERGUSON, PRESENTER: It's the drug Grant Hackett described as evil and its abuse was the shame of the Australian men's swimming relay team at the London Olympics.
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Rugby: Blitz on prescription drugs - New Zealand Herald

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Manawatu Standard
Rugby: Blitz on prescription drugs
New Zealand Herald
The NZRU recently sent off a survey to about 100 coaches and medicos to get information on a number of issues, including the use of prescription drugs.
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Polish bobsleigher fails drugs test - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

Polish bobsleigher fails drugs test
YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
Polish bobsleigher Daniel Zalewski failed a drugs test during the Sochi Olympics, Poland's national Olympic committee (PKOl) confirmed on Friday.
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Walk to work day on Wednesday – mayors to promote exercise - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Walk to work day on Wednesday – mayors to promote exercise - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
Walk to work day on Wednesday – mayors to promote exercise
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
With more than a third of New Zealand children and more than a third of adults overweight, and another third obese the cost of physical inactivity is high.
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Enhancing Performance in Sport - Ethical Considerations

Sportspeople, at any level, are always looking for ways to enhance their performance. This program provides a valuable overview of the many facets of perform...
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NRL start testing players for prescription drugs - Independent Community Newspaper

NRL start testing players for prescription drugs - Independent Community Newspaper | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald NRL start testing players for prescription drugs Independent Community Newspaper The NRL is set to become the first governing sports body in Australia to test for prescription drugs and may also appoint independent doctors at...
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Hydration for Sports Performance & Physical Activity

First of a set of three Hydration in 1 Minute Videos called "Hydration for Sports Performance & Physical Activity". Watch this informative video on how to st...
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Contemporary Patterns and Trends in Physical Activity in New Zealand Children and Adolescents.pdf

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Motivations for Continued Involvement in Physical Activity

Over 60% of adults worldwide aren't physically active enough. Why is this happening when it's widely known that a physically active lifestyle has numerous he...
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Tim Harford — Article — Testing times for Sochi drug cheats

Tim Harford — Article — Testing times for Sochi drug cheats | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
The scandal doesn't break until the offence becomes public knowledge – that is, when the drug-taking coincides with an effective drug test. What, then, is the incentive for sports administrators to beef up their drug tests?
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Lifelong Physical Activity

The benefits of regular physical activity from a young age are highlighted in this energetic and informative program. Barriers to participation are explored ...
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A2 Physical Education The effects of lactic acid accumulation

Great example of the negative effects of lactic acid accumulation.
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GCSE PE - The Principles of Training

The principles used when designing a Personal Exercise Programme (PEP)
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Super Rugby: Franchises urged to monitor prescription drug use - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

Super Rugby: Franchises urged to monitor prescription drug use YahooXtra Blogs (blog) I know New Zealand Rugby are now setting up a policy around the use of prescription medications." Dr Stephen Kara says the Blues players have signed declarations...
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Running evades dementia - New Zealand Herald

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Running evades dementia
New Zealand Herald
Among those aged between 55 and 80, exercise increased the size of the hippocampus - the brain's memory hub - knocking almost two years off its biological age.
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Doctors prescribing healthy activity - Sherwood Park News

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Sherwood Park News Doctors prescribing healthy activity Sherwood Park News 25 at Edmonton City Hall, the Prescription to Get Active campaign will allow health care providers the ability prescribe physical activity to patients who would benefit from...
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Drugs issue a bitter pill - Stuff.co.nz

Drugs issue a bitter pill - Stuff.co.nz | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
Drugs issue a bitter pill Stuff.co.nz With sports organisations and footy clubs testing their players at recovery sessions after matches to see if they've been drinking, or drug testers making sure they aren't taking recreational drugs, athletes...
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Drugs use in Black Sox will not be tolerated - Stuff.co.nz

Drugs use in Black Sox will not be tolerated - Stuff.co.nz | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
Drugs use in Black Sox will not be tolerated Stuff.co.nz What occurred was unfortunate, but taken care of straight away with a stern warning to all players that this will not be tolerated and the consequences from a Drug Free Sport NZ test are long...
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Former Junior All Black admits drug problem - YahooXtra Blogs (blog)

Former Junior All Black admits drug problem - YahooXtra Blogs (blog) | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
YahooXtra Blogs (blog) Former Junior All Black admits drug problem YahooXtra Blogs (blog) Former Junior All Blacks and Southland Stags prop Tukiterangi Jahna Raimona, has admitted to a drug problem - after he told a court that he forged a doctor's...
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Why don't people do more physical activity?

With increasing levels of inactivity and obesity in our community, the promotion of physical activity is vital to the future health of our nation. In respons...
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Drugs in Sport

A video just about what drugs are most commonly used in sport, their effects and why they are bad. Enjoy! =)
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Sherone Simpson: Jamaican sprinter denies being drugs cheat - BBC Sport

Sherone Simpson: Jamaican sprinter denies being drugs cheat - BBC Sport | Physical Education Resources | Scoop.it
BBC Sport
Sherone Simpson: Jamaican sprinter denies being drugs cheat
BBC Sport
Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson told a Jamaican disciplinary panel on Tuesday that she was not a "cheat" and never intentionally took a banned substance.
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Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle

Many different factors influence our wellbeing. What we do and what we put in our bodies has a direct impact on the way we feel. A person's physical, social ...
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Measurements of Physical Activity

The National Physical Activity Guidelines were introduced by the Australian Government to offer guidance and options for moderate-intensity physical activity...
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