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The International Ski Mountaineering Association Council tries to guarantee a race season 2020-21 as regular as possible

Due to the international pandemic situation and for the first time in its history, the International Ski Mountaineering Association ISMF held its 2020 Plenary Assembly in digital form. 35 of the 37 member federations from three continents participated and approved all proposals by a large majority of the votes.

The 2020 Plenary Assembly was mainly characterized …

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New SPA Baths will be opened in Spanish Pyrenees

Llívia (70 km from Andorra, Pyrenees) has opened its thermal baths for the testing phase. The area around the Parc de Sant Guillem consists of three small pools and one big pool.

All works, including water testing, will be completed by the beginning of 2020-2021 ski season.

The water temperature is about 30 degrees and it can …

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Vila Pensa Festival del Pensament del Penedès 2020 analyzes philosophical and cultural challenges of the health crisis

Several lecturers and researchers of the University of Barcelona take part in this year’s edition of Vila Pensa, a festival on the thought, created in Vilafranca del Penedès, following the model of Barcelona Pensa and whose aim is to bring philosophy closer to citizens.

With the motto “Are we human?”, experts such as Montserrat Camps, Nemrod …

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Minors are the most vulnerable Internet users

From the moment they are born children live in a world of screens; as a result, they use the Internet or any digital device that falls into their hands naturally, intuitively and without fear. So the main aim of this work by the UPV/EHU was to find out from a range of different perspectives about …

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The best marathon strategy by UPV

A study by the UPV/EHU’s Department of Physical Education and Sport explores and compares the influence of athletic ability, sex and type of circuit on the pacing adopted by marathon runners, and concludes that one of the key factors in the athlete’s performance is the pacing strategy adopted during the race.

The arguments surrounding the limits …

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