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Methods of Training GCSE Theory Lesson #pegeeks. Year 10 GCSE Theory 30 students.

Methods of Training GCSE Theory Lesson #pegeeks

1 Elite sport - Funding elite sport. Some elite athletes in the United Kingdom are provided with financial support to allow them to train and prepare for competition.

1 Elite sport - Funding elite sport

Where does the money come from to finance this? This unit will examine this question by looking at the funding of elite sport in the UK. This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course Introduction to sport, fitness and management (E112)15 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. Lab UK - Experiments - BBC - Can You Compete Under Pressure? Olympics 2012: The importance of sport psychology. The Science Behind the Bike.

London 2012: Should athletes prepare for defeat? 30 July 2012Last updated at 00:13 GMT By Stephanie Hegarty BBC World Service The defeated: Michael Phelps, Mark Cavendish and Suzy Favor Hamilton Until recently, sports psychology mainly focused on training the mind to win.

London 2012: Should athletes prepare for defeat?

But most Olympic competitors, including the very best like swimmer Michael Phelps and cyclist Mark Cavendish, lose. Now some experts believe that facing up to that prospect would save athletes from crushing disappointment. Out of the 10,500 athletes battling for gold at London's Olympic Games, only 302 will win. "Losing is often overlooked.

Though most athletes will deal with loss in a healthy way, using their disappointment to inspire a harder training regime, for others losing is profoundly depressing. "In the Olympics somebody gets second or third and that's not good enough," says three-time Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton. Continue reading the main story. Olympic Team GB trials gene tests for injury. 25 July 2012Last updated at 00:05 ET By Susan Watts Newsnight Science editor, BBC News Team GB's Alex Danson injured her shoulder in May Scientists behind Olympic Team GB are working on genetic tests to understand why some athletes are prone to injury, BBC's Newsnight has learned.

Olympic Team GB trials gene tests for injury

Tendon injuries and stress fractures are common in elite athletes, but how and why they happen is less clear. University College London's Prof Hugh Montgomery says they have found a gene they think strongly influences the risk of stress fracture and more will come. It is hoped the research will allow training to be individually tailored. Diet, repetitive strain and loading are all known to play a part, and scientists say there is clearly a strong genetic element. Olympic athletes use devices to improve performance. By Anne Ryman - Jul. 21, 2012 11:09 PM The Republic | azcentral.com Olympic records have been falling steadily for more than a century, largely because of improvements in physical fitness and training.

Olympic athletes use devices to improve performance

The London Games, however, are putting a new focus on another factor pushing Olympic achievement to new heights: better technology. Olympic technology. Science Of The Summer Olympics: Engineering In Sports. "Science of the Summer Olympics: Engineering In Sports,” the fourth and latest installment in the “Science of Sports” franchise, explores the science, engineering and technology that are helping athletes maximize their performance at the 2012 London Games.

Science Of The Summer Olympics: Engineering In Sports

How is Bradley Wiggins different from the average man? 25 July 2012Last updated at 21:13 ET By Keith Moore BBC News The final leg of Bradley Wiggins's Tour de France victory, through the streets of Paris, seemed a relatively gentle end to a gruelling 3,497km (2,172-mile) race.

How is Bradley Wiggins different from the average man?

Sam Murphy - Health & Fitness Expert & Author. It’s dawn, and I am sitting on a fold-up chair in a field, eating a bowl of porridge.

Sam Murphy - Health & Fitness Expert & Author

At this moment in time, it is the best porridge I’ve ever tasted, warming my insides and replenishing my much-depleted energy stores like five-star fuel. I savour every mouthful as I watch the mist rise above the lake. Beyond it, brightly-clad runners dart in and out of the trees. There goes my teammate John, smooth and steady. Olympics attacked for fast food and fizzy drink links. Coca-Cola advertising in Stratford, home to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Olympics attacked for fast food and fizzy drink links

Photograph: Mike Kemp/In Pictures/Corbis Health campaigners are urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban junk food and fizzy drink brands from future sporting sponsorship deals in a critical new report which says the committee has squandered the chance to create a positive health legacy from the London 2012 Games. The Obesity Games report, published by The Childrens' Food Campaign (CFC), found that corporate sponsorship accounts for less than 10% of the total funding for the London 2012 Games, while fast food sponsors contribute only about 2% of the IOC income. Yet the major sponsors Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Cadbury are given an unrivalled platform to promote their unhealthy brands and products, it says. VIDEO – Altitude training in the England gym. National Fitness Coach Paul Stridgeon explains SA altitude preparations Simulated altitude machines and spinning get England ready for Highveld England are now on the elevated eastern plateau of Johannesburg in South Africa to prepare for three games at altitude, starting with the match against the SA Barbarians South in Kimberley on Wednesday.

VIDEO – Altitude training in the England gym

Altitude training: Challenging conventional wisdom. The Rift Valley in Kenya is a world-renowned destination for altitude training As elite athletes prepare for the 2012 London Olympics, many will be seeking to maximise their impact with training sessions at high altitudes. A popular destination is the Great Rift Valley in Kenya, where athletes arrive from around the world, swelling the local population in peak season. Altitude training has been used by endurance athletes for many years but there is growing evidence that the conventional wisdom should be challenged. Training at altitude - where the oxygen level is considerably lower - allows athletes to increase their red blood cell count. Olympics 2012: Video analysis software powers Team GB.

Of protest and dissent - Alex Wolff. Paul McCartney performed two songs near the end of the opening ceremony. Al Tielemans/SI 2012 London Olympics. Hot pants are British team's secret weapon in medal push. Great Britain's track cycling gold medal hope Victoria Pendleton. Photo: Reuters Britain's track cycling team will unveil revolutionary battery-powered hot pants in London's Olympic velodrome following covert trials over 18 months designed to give the home nation a scientific advantage over their rivals.

Official Olympic Games Report 1960 Rome. Faster, higher, stronger - with technology's help. Since the days of woollen shorts and cinder track, athletic performance has kept on improving. As time goes by, there have simply been more and more people on the planet - so there are more exceptional athletes to choose from nutrition, medicine and training facilities have improved steadily, too. But in most sports it is technology that is making the biggest difference to how far, how high, or how fast people can go. Your Olympic athlete body match. 30 July 2012Last updated at 12:14 ET Olympic athletes come in all shapes and sizes, from the lithe limbs of Japan's Asuka Teramoto to the gargantuan frame of China's Zhaoxu Zhang.

But how do you measure up in comparison? Try our app below and find out. Why not then share your results with your friends? Continue reading the main story This interactive feature requires Javascript. London 2012 Olympics: how technology is aiding Team GB. Olympics badminton: Eight women disqualified from doubles. Elite performance via talent transfer. The final instalment in this series on pathways to elite performance will discuss elite performance via talent transfer. For this post I will take a slightly different approach to the previous articles in this series – rather than review the scientific literature, I am going to discuss three specific case studies that I think you will agree provide convincing evidence supporting talent transfer as a viable pathway toward elite performance.

If you are interested in reading more about the science of talent transfer please refer to references 1, 2 and 3 below. Lewis and Jenson fuel up on Lucozade for the Malaysian Grand Prix. McLaren LIVE brings you the unique story of the McLaren Mercedes race team from inside the garage. Keep up to speed on driver position and lap times throughout the race alongside a live feed of images and radio chat between the engineers and drivers. The Physical Education Teacher. Human Platform. BioDigital Human The BioDigital Human PlatformTM is a virtual 3D body that brings to life thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive Web-based platform.

Interactive tools for exploring, dissecting, and sharing custom views, combined with detailed descriptions provide an unprecedented new visual format to learn about your body. Visual, interactive, and 3D - the BioDigital Human finally allows students, patients, health professionals and organizations to understand health information using a format that resembles life itself. Jigsaw%20article%20AC. Olympic film highlights technology support for British athletes. Subscribe Shelly WoodsBAE Systems BAE Systems 12 January 2012.