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Can the technology from paralympics benefit abled bodied sport

April 26, 2013 1:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It is rare opportunity to see technology developed which enables athletic performance to be tested at such high levels.  However Paralympic sport allows just that, but this concept needs challenging more.  Science has been testing the benefits of ‘Cheetah Blades’ for some time, but this has simply been on performance issues, and ethical impacts.  I... View Article

History of Stockport

April 7, 2013 9:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Stockport is a town on the site of an old ‘ford’, in which travelers between London and Manchester would have to stop at on their journeys.  This is where Stockport got it’s name, as it became synonymous with stopping at a ford.  Because of this it is thought to have been a site for one of many... View Article

Damage of measuring success in Gold

March 11, 2013 7:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Alison Johnstone Green MSP reckons that Glasgow 2014 is our chance to tackle our unwanted label of 3rd fattest nation on earth.  Highlightighting that the NHS spends a fortune on this. I believe Alison is right, however she is also wrong, because Glasgow Games won’t do this because sport in the UK is measured on... View Article

Solve Obesity before the stick

March 9, 2013 2:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I am trying to influence policy on obesity issues with NHS news producing research for policy makers, and us not having anything in the conference that relates to this makes us the weak link. We’ve spent several billion on the Olympics, and the population of obesity in the UK still rise from 15 million in... View Article

February 6, 2013 12:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Wrestling began in the trees, and it’s something that is part of our human condition today.  As children we find ourselves wrestling naturally with each other, whilst our minds have developed in other realms we still have a need to challenge this instinctive side of ourselves.  However an instinct to wrestle doesn’t make wrestling easy,... View Article

Hate Politics and Exercise

January 25, 2013 7:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’ve often been curious why the sport of Parkour doesn’t seem to relate to politics, I’ve read the David Belle book ‘Parkour’ (French) and, he often talks about that things shouldn’t be about politics, and is very anti politics.  I further went to a Frank Turner Gigg for New Years, finding out Frank was very... View Article

Tale of some sticks

December 27, 2012 11:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In sound there are a certain set of ideas and concepts that are heavily tied up in sound, and for them to transgress into something within the documenta is not an easy translation.  Of course the translation is easier to translate to some formats over other formats such as in sports or, particularly with dance.... View Article