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Think Twice Before You Ice For decades, ice has been the first line of defense in injury response. Take a spill? Pull out the frozen peas. Just hammered out 100 miles? Fill the tub, brace yourself, and polar plunge away. Now a growing number of scientists are cooling on ice therapy for muscle repair, citing evidence that inflammation is essential for speedy healing.
Depression What Is Depression? Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Physical Education: 5 New Social Media platforms for PD With a new academic year fast approaching, professional development may be the last thing on your mind. However over the course of the year you may want some support. In the hectic and relentless world of teaching, it can be difficult to find the time for new ideas or supportive critique from within your immediate work environment. These 5 new (ish) social media platforms for PE might be able to offer you that and perhaps also a critique of your ideas if you are willing to share them. These platforms offer a variety of methods to share and engage with the online PE Community, so you can pick and choose what suits you. 1.The Inspired PE Forum
Why Chaucer Said 'Ax' Instead Of 'Ask,' And Why Some Still Do : Code Switch Zach Galifianakis makes an Ax joke. YouTube The most common stereotype of black vernacular is the pronunciation of the word "ask" as "ax." Netball launches program to eliminate knee injuries - Netball AustraliaNetball Australia Netball Australia is aiming to reduce the prevalence of serious knee injuries by up to 70 per cent with the Knee injury prevention for Netballers and Enhance performance and Extend play (KNEE) Program. The first of its kind in netball, the KNEE Program, developed with the support of the Australian Institute of Sport, is an on court warm up program designed to enhance movement efficiency and prevent injury. According to national data, knee injuries are the most common injury sustained by netballers, surpassing ankle injuries, with as high as 25% of all major injuries attributed to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). “The KNEE Program targets a key problem area for netballers and we are optimistic it will have a hugely positive effect on the health and performance of netballers of all ages and skill levels,” Netball Australia’s Head Physiotherapist and KNEE Program creator Alanna Antcliff said. “Females are four to six times more likely than males to rupture their ACL.