Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdowns have impacted our lives in the United Kingdom (UK) greatly, none less than our ability to exercise. With the average step-count down by 50% since the start of the pandemic (Knight, 2020) and exercise facilities such as gyms closed, it is evident that many people might be lacking the motivation or perhaps the ‘know-how’ to exercise during the global pandemic.
News, comments, and tutorials from the lab
Let me start by explaining the academic publishing system. If you’re not an academic, grab the popcorn, pull up a chair and consider how researchers found themselves freely giving away their labour and manuscripts only to then spend billions of dollars buying the latter back.
They say all research is biographical; so when I tell you my research is around talent identification in rugby union, you’d be expected to picture a slightly small, twenty-something with a broken nose who reckons he should have been a rugby player, and in fairness – you’d be right.
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