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Exercise Intensity, Heart Rate, and Perceived Exertion

Cardiovascular exercise is typically performed to improve and maintain cardiovascular health. Aside from endurance competitors (triathletes, cyclists, marathon runners, etc.), recreationally active men and...

When Should Athletes Specialize in a Single Sport?

An increasing number of young athletes are specializing in a single sport nowadays, leading to a general lack of foundational preparation and physical literacy....

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity

With childhood obesity on the rise, parents, schools—even whole communities—are getting behind the movement to help young people eat healthier. FDA nutrition expert Shirley Blakely,...

Another Russian Revolution: Sport as a Catalyst for Change

At the recent Global Sports Industry Congress in London, Dmitry Chernyshenko, CEO of the Sochi Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014, compared social changes taking place in Sochi as a result of Games planning to another Russian revolution. He also noted the many benefits that awarding major events to emerging countries can bring. Click here for more information.

Will the Fear of Litigation Undo Us All?

It is an article of faith that we live in a litigious society. Stories about people suing over items found in restaurant food or...

Sleep: Essential for Mental and Physical Health

Some people believe sleep allows the body to become dormant and inactive. To the contrary, researchers have determined that sleep is a dynamic process,...

Academy Partners with NFHS to Offer CEUs for Coaching Education

Since 1920, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has led in the development of education programs for interscholastic sports coaching. It...

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