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Sports stars have superior visual skills › News in Science (ABC Science)

Sports stars have superior visual skills › News in Science (ABC Science) | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
Their ability to quickly unravel complex visual data on the run puts professional athletes in a league of their own, suggests a new study.
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Adidas Debuts Soccer Ball That Records User's Stats - PSFK

Adidas Debuts Soccer Ball That Records User's Stats - PSFK | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
The Smart Ball gives information on speed, rotation and distance through a related app.
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Doping in sport: The science of cheating

Doping in sport: The science of cheating | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
Why do some athletes cheat, and how can current anti-doping procedures be improved? We talk to two experts about the science and psychology behind doping in sport.
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Lance Armstrong charged with doping: reports - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Lance Armstrong charged with doping: reports - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
The US Anti-Doping Agency has brought formal charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, according to US media reports.
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Triathlete Craig Alexander lands third Hawaii Ironman win

Triathlete Craig Alexander lands third Hawaii Ironman win | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
A YEAR ago, Craig Alexander vowed to quit triathlon - he was broken and in tears after finishing fourth in the sport's toughest challenge, the Hawaii Ironman.
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Warnings of Over Training

What exactly is overtraining? What are the signs and symptoms of overtraining? What should you do to combat overtraining?

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Spot the Signs of Overtraining

Are you exercising too much? Do you train too hard, too often? Here's how to spot the signs of overtraining...
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Sports Coach :: Tapering: The real art and science of coaching

Sports Coach :: Tapering: The real art and science of coaching | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it

A critical time of the year for coaches and athletes is the taper phase. It is here that training, preparation and the season are all put to the test and athletes make a final improvement in performance.

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Planet Rugby | Rugby Union News | All Blacks not peaking too early

Planet Rugby | Rugby Union News | All Blacks not peaking too early | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it

All Blacks coach Graham Henry has rubbished suggestions that his team have peaked to soon ahead of the World Cup.

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Sprinters Gay, Powell test positive for banned substances

Sprinters Gay, Powell test positive for banned substances | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
Elite sprinters Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell tested positive for banned substances on a day of shame for athletics.
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4 Benefits Of Stretching & Flexibility Exercises

Should be stretching? Flexibility is fundamental to fitness! What are the advantages of stretching and benefits of flexibility? Dynamic Stretching routines?
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Nike's new Turbospeed suit raises questions of technological doping

Nike's new Turbospeed suit raises questions of technological doping | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it

AMERICA is ready to run down Usain Bolt ... but is it a fair footrace? Technological Innovation or technological doping?

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A New Breed of Knee Injury in Young Athletes

A New Breed of Knee Injury in Young Athletes | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
Increasingly large numbers of children, both boys and girls, are now suffering A.C.L. and knee meniscus tears, injuries that were uncommon 20 years ago, and doctors aren't sure why.
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A Little Deception Helps Push Athletes to the Limit

A Little Deception Helps Push Athletes to the Limit | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it
A look at why most people run or ride or swim faster in a race than they can ever manage to do in practice.
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Overtraining Prevention

Overtraining Prevention: Increase your strength speed and stamina for free at the amazing new Peak Performance sports science Library...
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Sports Coach :: Off and pre-season strength and conditioning

Sports Coach :: Off and pre-season strength and conditioning | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it

In professional and institute-based sports, strength and conditioning specialists design, plan and implement training programs for their athletes not only to complete within the season, but also to maintain and in some cases develop fitness qualities in the off-season. These programs ready the athlete physically for the next season, while providing adequate recovery between the rigours of competition phases.

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VICTOR ORTIZ COMPLETES TRIATHLON IN PREPARATION FOR MAYWEATHER - Fight Hype

VICTOR ORTIZ COMPLETES TRIATHLON IN PREPARATION FOR MAYWEATHER - Fight Hype | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it

One has to wonder if Ortiz could be overtraining for what will be the biggest moment of his career thus far.

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Aussie triathletes struggle in UK - Herald Sun

Aussie triathletes struggle in UK - Herald Sun | PDHPE - Planning for Improved Performance | Scoop.it

Aussie triathletes struggle in UK - Herald Sun - High hopes: Australia's Emma Jackson finished fourth in a test triathlon event for the 2012 London Olympics after a "terrible" swim . Where to now for our elite triathletes?

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