Practicing Sports in Order to Gain Real Health Benefits

Sport is a powerful tool to improve the quality of life, provided it is done it right. Many people play sports, but incredibly, only a small part of them draw long-term benefits, while others capture just a few advantages, and some even worsen their quality of life due to a misinterpretation of sports. Sport practiced […]

Sports Drinks Linked to Tooth Damage Part 2

How Sports Drinks Affect your Teeth Recent research published in a variety of medical journals including General Dentistry has pointed to the negative effects of consuming sports drinks on dental health. While they provide athletes with necessary electrolytes and fluids to rehydrate, those types of drinks are linked directly to tooth damage. Unfortunately, fitness drinks […]

Top 7 Wet and Wild Water Sports in Sri Lanka

If you are looking for a thrill filled vacation in Sri Lanka then you must try the water sports in Sri Lanka. From the surf haven of Arugam Bay to scuba diving around the reefs of Hikkaduwa coast, you can rediscover the fun and excitement that you will cherish forever. Sri Lanka is an ideal […]

Sports Injury Prevention Strategies

Definition of Injury “Unintentional or intentional damage to the body resulting from acute exposure to thermal, mechanical, electrical, or chemical energy, or the absence of such essentials as heat or oxygen.” Causative factors for sports injuries: Intrinsic factors Age Gender Body size Injury history Fitness level Muscle strength/Flexibility Skill level Psychological state Extrinsic factors Equipment […]

Affordable London Gyms and Sports Facilities

In a hustling and bustling city such as London, there are so many things to do and activities to join that people simply get lost in the abundance of opportunities existing for them. It is becoming harder and harder to sort through the millions of possibilities and find out which one is the most appropriate […]

Excellence in Sports: Training the Brain

Basketball players and coachers use to say that you cannot teach talent. Either you have it or you don’t. This is true, yet many talented players fail to fulfil their potential. Talented players who are getting lost in the game are not an uncommon sight. In order to fulfil their potential, players need additional highly […]

Why Modified Sports Are Perfect for Children

Sports have been known to offer a lot of benefits to man, irregardless of whether the sport is done for leisure, fun, or competitive purposes. Thus, children are encouraged to engage in sports and other physical activities, as these are known to foster cognitive and physical development, which are also beneficial for their age. It […]

Sports Physiotherapy – A Unique, Challenging and Exciting Career Option

In the past, there was a time when the role of sports physiotherapists was to just fetch water to the ground with a sponge to give an injured player some relief. Those days are gone now. Sports physiotherapists these days do way more than just bring a bucket of water and a sponge. They are […]

Sports Medicine Helping Athletes to Recover From Injuries

Sports physiotherapy is important for any athlete because it addresses the root of the problem and hastens the recovery process. After the athlete is diagnosed and treated by a sports doctor, physiotherapy is usually the next step to help the player get back into the game. This rehabilitative programme is customised for individuals based on […]

Five Animal Sports Qigong With Dr Yang Jwing-Ming and Kathy K Yang

The knowledge Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming possesses never ceases to amaze me. He is truly a gifted martial artist, healer, and most importantly a teacher. His books and DVDs are extremely educational as well as inspiring. In this particular DVD, “Five Animal Sports Qigong” done with Kathy K. Yang, Dr. Yang explores and teaches an ancient […]