All over the world sports figures are celebrated, cheered and revered. It is no surprise then that some of the most popular publications, both local and international, are sports magazines. In this article we’re going to take a look down under and discuss some of the most popular sports magazines in Australia.
As you might expect, the topic or theme of a national sports magazine will naturally depend on which sports are popular in that nation. So, what are the most popular sports in Australia?
The two most popular organized sports for Aussies are football (Australian Rules) and Cricket. Both have multiple leagues and divisions for amateurs and pros and important matches are often televised. With several world ranked courses and clubs, Golf is also an extremely popular sport in Australia. While soccer, the world’s most popular sport, has always taken a back seat to Australian rules football Elisa Gayle Ritter. Other popular organized sports include: rowing, netball, volleyball, and basketball. As for nautical sports, swimming and surfing are obviously very popular in Australia. There is also, as we mentioned, rowing, sailing, and sport fishing.
Now that we know what sports Aussies like to play, we will take a look at what sports they like to read about.
Inside Sport is the country’s number one sports magazine. The publication is not sport specific, but rather focuses on all of Australia’s top sports from surfing to golf to football to rugby. The popular magazine features in depth profiles and interviews with both national and international sports stars. It also devotes a portion of its content to international sports stories. Readers of Inside Sport have come to expect the very best in sports photography and journalism and they are seldom disappointed.
Australian Golf Digest is the nation’s most popular golf magazine and has been for over 35 years. In the pages of this quality periodical you will find interviews with golfing stars and legends as well as profiles of highly-toted prospects.
Australian Rugby News & Review is the country’s most popular rugby magazine. It has won several awards for its stories on both domestic and international rugby coverage.
Rugby League Player is a national magazine that focuses on Australia’s three Rugby leagues. It provides league and player stats and full coverage of important match up, as well as occasional interviews with top league players.
Australian Triathlete is the official magazine of the Ironman Australian Triathlon. It is published eight times a year and covers of all of the top local, national, and international races. The magazine also offers training tips and advice for both amateur and competitive triathletes.
Tracks is Australia’s most popular surfing magazine and has been on the stands for over 30 year now. Each issue transports readers to some of the most exciting and exotic surfing locales both at home and abroad. It also let’s them know what’s happening on the pro-circuit.
Medical technology advances every day, and new medical situations, understandings, and medications have always been a part of this very challenging profession. Nursing magazines can provide nursing students and nurses a constant resource of knowledge and education. However, people in this field have a demanding and busy schedule and do not have much time for any pursuits; thus, they must receive information that is condensed in a size that is easy to read and can be readily employed. This is the reason why nursing magazines are so important since these magazines contain informative articles that can be applied practically and ethically in the nursing profession.
Nursing magazines that serve as the foremost recourse for nursing information, particularly on new research and breakthroughs are those with journal entries or articles. These are perhaps the most widely read magazines in any nursing school including practical nursing schools and online schools of nursing. These magazines give overviews of new inventions and research into new medications and indications, as well as new techniques that can be used in hospital and in any patient care setting. There are also many magazines dealing with specific types of nursing profession for specialty nurses as well as for those working with children. Journal magazines are more technical and formal that other nursing publications but they are sure worth it.
CEU or Continuing Education Units Opportunities are also another way one can get magazines. Some may get these by attending various classes or seminars; however, most nurses can get them by signing up for home packages that involve reading several magazines provided by the institutions involved and answering online questions that will prove your mastery of the material. These magazines can be kept for later knowledge. Many hospitals and nursing facilities subscribe to CEU packages; thus, the information can be acquired for free.
Nursing has also gone online and entered the magnificent world of blogging. There are now online magazines through blogs that help nurses deal with every nursing aspect including the emotional strain of nursing and care giving, patient and lawsuit issues, as well as how to deal with professional nursing ethics and hospital administrators. Online magazines offer nurses a great opportunity to blow off some steam and acquire information on the best possible way their peers have handled specific problems and situations any nurse may face or may need to handle in the future.