The Academy of Sport at London South Bank University regularly features in local and national media, both print and online. Our Media coverage service is a great resource that highlights much of this, but you may find the Academy of Sport is referenced in blogs, social networking sites and other online services that may not be covered here.
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29/12/2009 Source - The Independent
Can you be fit AND obese?
Kick boxing twice a week, walking the dog two miles every day - Clint Witchalls thought he was healthy. Then a visit to the doctor revealed he was dangerously overweight ... LSBU's Pat Fox and Steve Hunter look at the difference between 'fit' and 'healthy' to show how you could potentially misinterpret your own health
08/12/2009 Source - Men's Health
Recover quicker with cherries
London South Bank University's (LSBU) Academy of Sport, in their recent study, has found that drinking CherryActive, significantly aids in improving muscle recovery time after strenuous exercise and may also help alleviate muscle soreness.
18/11/2009 Source - Bromley Times
Blind man’s tough, and ready to train you
James O'Driscoll has become the first blind person in the country to qualify as a fitness instructor completing a CYQ (Central YMCA Qualifications) level two course, leading to an internationally recognised fitness instructor qualification at London's South Bank University.
23/10/2009 Source - Guardian
A new way to test your fitness
The online National Fitness Test, performed at home, assesses your strength, aerobic fitness and flexibility amongst other criteria.