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Magazine References

Mar – Apr 2022

Pg 6-7 Bike, bus or boots: The benefits of active transportation

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Pg 14 – 16 The adaptive nervous system: Exercise enrichment for cognitive resilience

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Pg 18-20 Understanding carbs

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Pg 22-25 Cool it: The science behind cooling for exercise recovery

  1. Allan R, Akin B, Sinclair J, Hurst H, Alexander J, Malone JJ, Naylor A, Mawhinney C, Gregson W, Ihsan, M (2021), Athlete, coach and practitioner knowledge and perceptions of post‑exercise cold‑water immersion for recovery: a qualitative and quantitative exploration, Sport Sciences for Health,
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Pg 30-32 Periodisation – what’s it all about?

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