Sports

Nov
12

Is Gymnastics “Fantastic” or “Drastic”?

To celebrate the recent National Gymnastics day, we take a look at how gymnastics affects the human body in both the short and long term? Do the health benefits outweigh the potential dangers? And is this a sport to be encouraged amongst the young US population, or one to be avoided?  

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Sep
25

Kinesiology Tape Training Boosts Skills for Physical Therapists

One technique that’s bound to be much in evidence in therapy clinics this Fall and Winter is the use of kinesiology tape.  Many Physical Therapists are adding to their skills portfolio by embarking on Kinsiology Taping Training.

By Joanna | Sports . Therapy
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Feb
20

3B Scientific Reveals New Responsive Website

We’re delighted to announce our newly re-designed, faster & totally mobile websites.  We’ve listened to our customers & built our new site specifically to address their needs.  It’s now even easier to navigate & purchase from our full range of Science, Medical & Health products.  Our website is designed to work quickly wherever you are […]

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Volleyball Winners Embrace Success at 50+

We were very proud to sponsor the German team of the ladies 50+ volleyball competition which took place last month in Moscow.

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Are you Fast or Slow?

  If you had to choose which would you prefer: Sprinting or Distance Running?  Understanding how skeletal muscle works is essential for aspiring athletes and their physical therapists and sports coaches.  But it’s also good for us to understand so that we can improve our own physical fitness, regardless of what level we’re at.

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Health Myth: How Many Glasses of Water should we Drink?

Water – it’s essential to life. Supermodels swear by it. Drinking it supposedly keeps us slim.  And yet the effects of water in the diet are complex and there is not a little misinformation out there, as the recent New Scientist series on health myths so strikingly demonstrated. For a start, the much-quoted maxim that we should all drink […]

By Joanna | Biology . Health . Sports
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Health Myth: How Many Glasses of Water should we Drink?

Water – it’s essential to life. Supermodels swear by it. Drinking it supposedly keeps us slim.  And yet the effects of water in the diet are complex and there is not a little misinformation out there, as the recent New Scientist series on health myths so strikingly demonstrated. For a start, the much-quoted maxim that […]

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Howzat* for an explanation of spin?

These days, sports involve a lot of science and not just when it comes to getting the athletes into tip-top condition. Players use sophisticated spin and swing techniques in any game that involves a ball, even if participants and spectators don’t always understand the physics of what’s going on. 

By Joanna | Physics . Sports
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