23 November 2004

new sports in Olympics

New sports touted for Olympics: Rogge

New sports could be introduced in future editions of the Olympic games, but only on condition that an equal number of disciplines is dropped.

The golden numbers are 300 events, 28 sports, 10,400 athletes at most

19 November 2004

"Google scholar" instead of PubMed??

Google scholar

Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.

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origin of running

Endurance running and the evolution of Homo@Nature

endurance running is a derived capability of the genus Homo, originating about 2 million years ago, and may have been instrumental in the evolution of the human body form

15 November 2004

successful grant applications

The secrets of success@Nature

Decisions of successful grant applications are made by weighing up five factors:

1. significance
2. approach
3. innovation
4. investigator
5. environment.

11 November 2004

Sports Libraries

Sports Libraries and Special Collections--Compendium@resourceshelf

Greetings, sports fans. This list started as a discussion between two librarians in a sports bar, about "cool places we would like to work."

05 November 2004

a case of Sports Institute - University linkage

Flexibility boosts student athlete success@UQ

The University of Queensland at Australia maintains a holistic approach to developing our future leaders by supporting them to achieve both academic and sporting success

Sports Institute - University linkage

Sport Development Centre@Loughborough Univeristy

Loughborough University has been chosen to be part of the English Institute of Sport, which in turn will work closely with the other home country networks and the United Kingdom Sport Institute. The Institutes are charged with supporting those sports performers and their coaches, who are working at the very highest (World) level, or have the potential to do so.

Elite Athlete Friendly University Network

Higher learning aids sports excellence@ASC

The Elite Athlete Friendly University Network will provide support and assistance to elite student athletes to meet their academic needs. This includes support and assistance for athletes’ study options, assessment, enrolment and course related needs.