Written by Tijana Sharp, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science student I grew up in the Sutherland Shire. I was an extremely active kid – I’ve been dancing since the age of 3 until now and I’ve been at my current studio for 10 years now. Sport and exercise have always been very importantContinue reading “Turning pain into passion”
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Yoga: it’s not just exercise
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, UTS Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate From one form of exercise, how many benefits can you really reap? In today’s society, many people think of themselves as ‘time poor’ and want a product or service that will provide the maximum benefit without the added time. Yoga is one of those. Yoga is anContinue reading “Yoga: it’s not just exercise”
Excuses, excuses, excuses…
There’s no doubt that exercise is incredibly important for your physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing. We’ve heard about the benefits of exercise – but why is it so difficult to muster up the motivation to do it? The list of excuses is endless – and we’ve all been guilty of using one at some point toContinue reading “Excuses, excuses, excuses…”
Is your job causing you pain?
Written by Nikola Grayshon, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management graduate (2017) It’s no surprise poor posture can be a direct consequence of workplace habits. Regardless, the majority of working individuals continue to spend hours and days on end sitting in front of a computer screen. Thus there is a real need to reiterate the importanceContinue reading “Is your job causing you pain?”
How to make the most of first year when you’re studying sport and exercise
Written by Jarrod Cowley, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science graduate (2017) “Sport is a major part of my lifestyle. I can’t say I’ve regretted a single day of this course as it has furthered my knowledge and love for sport more than I would have thought possible.” Your first year of uni can beContinue reading “How to make the most of first year when you’re studying sport and exercise”
The science of sport performance analysis
Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student The sports industry is one of the most rapidly growing industries in the world, with an increased demand for high quality staff to deliver the best results for athletes and teams. No longer does the coachContinue reading “The science of sport performance analysis”
What makes a great Olympic athlete?
Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student Everyone knows that to be an Olympian, you need to be physically and mentally fit. You need to achieve the highest level of performance by being the quickest, strongest, most enduring, or a combination of allContinue reading “What makes a great Olympic athlete?”
The other side of sport
Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student We hook our subject – a fellow classmate – into tubes and monitors, power up the computers and various other pieces of technology and monitor him as he starts to run on the treadmill. First slow.Continue reading “The other side of sport”