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#BehindtheSelfie with... Gjermund Nesland

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Gjermund Nesland, national team manager of the Norwegian Kickboxing Federation as well as entrepreneur...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Dec 2016

South African gets top medical job at upcoming Fifa World Cup events

For first time in over 20 years, someone new will be in charge of the medical operations at Fifa tournaments, and he's South African to boot...

14 Dec 2016

#Rio2016: Setting medical records

With around 11,000 athletes taking part in Rio, keeping track of their medical data could pose a logistical nightmare...

11 Aug 2016

#Rio2016:Going for gold with world-class medical care

Behind the spectacle of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is the very real business of keeping the athletes in peak condition...

8 Aug 2016

It's Epic - part 2

Better late than never. Here's part 2 of an epic mountain bike adventure...

By Nicci Botha 1 Apr 2016

It's Epic! - Part 1

The ABSA Cape Epic covers 654 km of gruelling terrains, so it's not without its thrills and spills...

18 Mar 2016

UCT PhD graduate evaluates safer rugby through BokSmart

Wanting to complete a PhD that not only provided novel information to the world but also had a direct application and improved rugby player safety led University of Cape Town PhD graduate, James Craig Brown to the thesis, Safer rugby through BokSmart? Evaluation of a nationwide injury prevention programme for rugby union in South Africa...

19 Jan 2015

PRP treatments help to put the 'go' back in golfers

One of the potential treatments professional golfers will be considering this holiday season is that of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), according to new research by private healthcare search engine, WhatClinic.com...

19 Dec 2014

Regulation of supplements needed following deaths, doping charge

This week it was confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs player, Josta Dladla, tested positive for the banned stimulant, methylhexanamine, commonly known as 1.3-dimethyl or DMAA, the use of which is banned in professional sport.

17 Jan 2014

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

[2013 trends] Tracking and training

As we gaily simulate horse-riding while singing in Korean, the eyes of judgment fall upon us for clinging to the relics of yesteryear. Don't allow yourself to get caught doing last years' exercises or wearing scrubs that are "Soooo 2012", oh my readers. This year, you're going to be ahead of the curve and I'm going to help you do just that. Presenting the health trends of 2013...

By Chamendran Naidoo 23 Jan 2013

10km run was a hit says Moloi

The new Nike We Run, which attracted 20 000 people in Johannesburg last Sunday, is a great platform to lure joggers into competitive road running.

By Ramatsiyi Moholoa 19 Oct 2012

DNA Fit gene test to assess athletic prowess

A new genetic test to assist individuals in customising training efforts to not only achieve faster and better results, but to sustain them as well, has been launched. Known as DNA Fit and developed by local molecular technology firm DNAlysis Biotechnology, the test will analyse a number of genes that determine athletic prowess, including power and endurance, recovery and risk for soft tissue injury.

7 Sep 2012

CPA, labelling regulations could benefit sports nutrition industry

The sport nutrition industry in South Africa is unregulated, unlike medicines, which are controlled by the Medicines Control Council. This leads to products being sold that may contain substance banned by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) and incomplete or inaccurate ingredients lists on the label of a sports nutrition product.

6 Sep 2012

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International

New UN-backed citizen-led alliance formed against mosquito-borne diseases

In an effort to escalate the global fight against mosquito-borne diseases, a new alliance between citizen science organisations and UN Environment will be launched under the name ‘Global Mosquito Alert'. Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for killing close to 2.7m people annually and the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates overall mosquito-borne cases at 500m every year.

10 May 2017

Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 28 Apr 2017

Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week

Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017.

20 Apr 2017

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