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Support for softball women as sights set on Tokyo

Posted on May 15, 2018 by

Softball athletes are benefitting from a new project launched by the NSW Institute of Sport, in preparation for the re-inclusion of the sport in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Sport pathways workshop proves popular

Posted on May 15, 2018 by

The third Sports Pathways, Partnerships & Platforms Workshop took place today at the NSW Institute of Sport, with over 90 members of the sports community in attendance. 

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New Future Matildas Program launched

Posted on May 14, 2018 by

A new program has been launched to help develop the next generation of Australia’s elite female footballers.

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The effects of intensified training on resting metabolic rate (RMR), body composition and performance in trained cyclists

Posted on May 11, 2018 by

Recent research has demonstrated decreases in resting metabolic rate (RMR), body composition and performance following a period of intensified training in elite athletes, however the underlying mechanisms of change remain unclear.

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Cardiac autonomic responses during exercise and post-exercise recovery using heart rate variability and systolic time intervals – a review

Posted on May 9, 2018 by

Cardiac parasympathetic activity may be non-invasively investigated using heart rate variability (HRV), although HRV is not widely accepted to reflect sympathetic activity.

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Temperate performance benefits after heat, but not combined heat and hypoxic training

Posted on May 9, 2018 by

Independent heat and hypoxic exposure can enhance temperate endurance performance in trained athletes, although their combined effects remain unknown.

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Assessing the measurement sensitivity and diagnostic characteristics of athlete-monitoring tools in national swimmers

Posted on May 9, 2018 by

To assess measurement sensitivity and diagnostic characteristics of athlete-monitoring tools to identify performance change.

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The use of simulation training to accelerate the rate of forward ice skating skill acquisition

Posted on May 9, 2018 by

Australia’s interest and participation in ice hockey is increasing, however a lack of access to facilities means familiarity with this sport is limited, and so too is the facilitation of skill development within an ecologically valid context.

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11 ways to reduce food waste

Posted on May 8, 2018 by

Did you know Australians throw out 20% of the food they purchase? That’s one in every five bags of shopping that goes right to the bin!

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NSWIS coaches & athletes honoured by Ski & Snowboard Australia

Posted on May 4, 2018 by

Australia’s elite ski and snowboard athletes have gathered in Melbourne to recognise the best achievements from 2017-2018 season at the Ski & Snowboard Australia Awards.

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