Undergraduate perspective on Sport & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Andrew Shafik @aaashafik, Manroy Sahni @manroysahni and Jonathan Shurlock @J_Shurlock Russia has taken centre stage this summer with the 21stFIFA Football World Cup. As one of the most widely viewed sporting events globally, we thought it would provide a fantastic platform for multi-national and inter-disciplinary […]
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FIFA 11 For Health reaching out to 4,000 children in Brazil
Originally posted on FIFA.com FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke was joined by Brazilian Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo and Brazil 2014 Organising Committee (LOC) Management Board member Ronaldo in Cuiaba on Wednesday, as he witnessed the roll-out of a “FIFA 11 For Health” project with 24 students from the Maria Ambrosio Pommot Municipal School. It […]
Day 2 UKsem…bare feet, public health crisis and tennis elbows. Oh my!
I learned that about 12% of high fit 80+ year olds die annually. Seems a bit unfair. But 27% of low fit 60-69 year olds die annually! No typo. High fit 80-yr olds are HALF AS LIKELY TO DIE as low fit 60-yr olds. Are we talking about 80-yr old Olympians? Nope. High fit is […]