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History of Educational Gymnastics in British schools
February 13, 2018
Educational Gymnastics in Britain A popular conception of gymnastics today is of young girls in sparkly leotards with hair kept up in tightly bound buns.  This is a relatively new concept, with gymnastics originally being an all-male outdoor pursuit. Gymnastics has originated from several different sources, but all had the underlying principle of healthy movement. […]
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Anatomy and Physiology Learning in the 21st century

Here are some free resources that may help you get to grips with learning your anatomy and physiology.

Introduction Level

BBC GSCE Bitesize – GCSE revision guide

BBC Learning – links to various revision guides and other information

Exercise PhysiologyBasic physiology

Heart & Circulation – Basic animations

Teaching Resources

Ken Hub anatomy : good series of videos breaking anatomy down into sections.

TES Teaching resources under all topics for all ages (you need to register for free)

Intermediate Level

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – College level courses from Biology to weightlifting

 Video Lectures

UC Berkeley – Biology video series 39 videos

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Introduction to Biology series 34 videos

Coursera Great variety of online courses running for 4-6 weeks and more. I recently did the Exercise Physiology course (review here) which was very in depth.

There are more ways to learn than going to University.

There are many ways to learn, and paying £30,000 to sit in a lecture hall with 200 other students 6 hours a week, for 90 weeks total may be a bit too much to swallow.

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  1. […] can gain knowledge for free in many ways (see here), Universities are trying to get £30,000 from you, their rankings are based on research published, […]

  2. […] 3 moved onto specific strength training, planning and anatomyphysiology. I finished the course with the candidates implementing their plans and reviewing each other’s […]

  3. Jose says:

    Thanks for the links! It’s great that there are so many online rercusoes for teaching through song. My kids enjoyed the Lyrical Life Science songs when they were in high school. I always loved any chance to add a teaching song to a topic.

  4. level1 says:

    Thanks for suppling the links to all this helpful & useful information, great resources and easy to digest, best James Colbourne

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