Author Archive | Ben Purcell

Injury Prevention in Contact Sports

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Rugby League is probably the most popular football code here in NSW, but other sports like AFL, Rugby Union, hockey and soccer are very popular as well. Although Rugby League is traditionally a male dominated sport, the popularity of the different codes among women is rising (as the huge popularity of the Women’s Rugby World […]

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Preventing Cycling Injuries and Improving Performance

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The 2017 Tour de France is running from 1st – 23rd July. This marathon event truly is a test of human endurance comprising nine flat, five hill, five mountain and two time-trial stages – oh, and two rest days! After watching this event avidly, many of us ‘armchair athletes’ will be joining the ranks of […]

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Curbing Down that Stress Level


It’s Men’s Health Week in June and we’re focusing on stress.  Cut throat competition is a common issue in today’s world, and the desire to out-perform and move up the ladder carries its own problems. The resultant long-term stress can create issues in our lives affecting us mentally as well as physically. Stress management is […]

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