Video from Sports Coach UK and Sport Scotland detailing the ‘Youth Physical Development Model’ and what this means for the development of ‘Fundamental Movement Skills’, along with a new advice following recent research that we should be including strength training at all age groups.
A summary of where we are and where we’re going with VR from Kyle Russell.
The big question for the future of the tech is probably – will VR be an isolating or social experience?
A quick summary from Ben Carlson on Robert Cialdini new book, Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade.
- Avoiding mistakes is often more important than seeking brilliance.
Framing can influence your thought process in both positive or negative ways.
- There are subtle ways in which you can be persuaded to make decisions that you may not be aware of.
- Before the persuasion even begins there are triggers that can cause us to lean in a certain direction in terms of how we view certain decisions.
- In increased awareness of these techniques can help you avoid mistakes and also increase your ability to persuade others.
It’s not too late to save nature in Scotland but we must act now – that’s the conclusion from a coalition of 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report.
Following on from the groundbreaking State of Nature report in 2013, leading professionals from 50 wildlife organisations in Scotland have pooled expertise and knowledge to present the clearest picture to date of the status of our native species across land and sea.
Continue reading One in 11 Scottish species threatened with extinction, new study finds
Article from RR Donnelley about blockchain and what impact it may have.
British Journal of Sports Medicine – Could a jugular vein neck collar help to reduce the possible concussive effect of head impact?
“study has generated initial evidence for a potential protective effect of the collar device”
“It supports the notion that the approach of protecting the brain internally via jugular vein compression may be a promising alternative”
Finding high-quality open educational resources used to be a challenge, but a number of curated OER collections have made the task much easier for educators.
The Journal bring us eight sources that can help.
Just as we are coming to the end of the first year of the new conference system for youth rugby in Scotland, where the ultimate goal is to see whole Club v Club and School v School competitions from U13 to U18s (and ultimately all played on a Saturday), so the RFU brings out their own revision to age grade rugby, under the banner of Regulation 15.
Continue reading How do you Define Maximum playing time in Age Grade Rugby (RFU v SRU)
The Scottish Government are telling us to eat less sugar and more fibre, via their recently published revised Scottish Dietary Goals.
Scottish ministers have made the changes to the Scottish Dietary Goals publication, based on evidence and advice from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) and Food Standards Scotland.