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Six Nations 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
With the Six Nations here it's time to 'try' learning more about rugby with our fantastic range of resources.

Recovery: the next frontier in sporting progress?

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Recovery: the next frontier in sporting progress? Copyrighted image Copyright: The Moment/Channel 4
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Nov 2015
Your ability to train is only as good as your ability to recover from it. Experts in sport science show the recovery strategies, technologies and...

Champions talk: what makes a champion?

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Champions talk: what makes a champion? Copyrighted image Copyright: The Moment/ Channel 4
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Nov 2015
A number of 'serial winners' including Ronnie O’Sullivan, AP McCoy and Dame Sarah Storey talk about the discipline, temperament and focus...

Can I become fitter by doing short bursts of exercise?

Can I become fitter by doing short bursts of exercise? Creative commons image ceiling under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
Some studies suggest that health goals might be within your grasp - or at least a short walk away. Richard Metcalfe adds some caveats.

Want to achieve your goal? Try our Personal Best tool

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Want to achieve your goal? Try our Personal Best tool Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Updated 02 Jul 2014
Have you got a goal? Whether it is to exercise more, lose a few pounds, or write a novel, our Personal Best App will help you get there. 

Video collection: Personal Best

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Updated 24 Jun 2014
How to apply the techniques of winning sports psychology to achieving your everyday goals? In these short videos, OU sports academics and...

Personal Best: Completion

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Personal Best: Completion Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Updated 23 Jun 2014
OU sports academic Jessica Pinchbeck congratulates those who have achieved their goals and encourages reflection for future improvement.

Personal Best: Persistence

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Personal Best: Persistence Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Updated 23 Jun 2014
OU sports academic Jessica Pinchbeck and athletes talk about developing 'grit' to overcome adversity and progress towards a goal.

Personal Best: Setbacks

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Personal Best: Setbacks Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Updated 23 Jun 2014
OU sports academic Caroline Heaney and athletes explore ways to deal with setbacks in the process of achieving personal goals.

Personal Best: Motivation

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Updated 23 Jun 2014
OU sports academic Caroline Heaney and athletes discuss the sources of motivation and how to get motivated to achieve goals.

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Active, healthy lifestyles

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Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Oct 2012
In this free course, Active, healthy lifestyles, which is aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common...