School of Sport and Service Management

RAISING THE STAKES ON ALTITUDE SICKNESS

Para Monte, a charity set up in memory of Adam Savory who died from altitude sickness in 2012, has made a £10,000 donation to the University to help support our work into the causes and effects of this dangerous condition and to educate and raise awareness of its impact. Adam was a fit and healthy…

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Simon takes the prize

Seven times Paralympian Wheelchair basketball player Simon Munn took the Disability Sports Personality of the Year Award, sponsored by the University of Brighton, at the 14th Annual Sussex Sports Awards. Simon trained with Alex Bliss, Strength and Conditioning Coach based at the university’s Welkin Laboratories in Eastbourne.

Fundraising total keeps growing!

The Willmott brothers alongside their extended family and friends have now raised £18,756 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association charity since their mother sadly passed away from the disease in February 2014. Team Willmott consists of PhD student Ash Willmott and his brothers Aaron and Ryan. Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks…

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Brighton Paralympian makes it Seven in a Row

Brighton-based wheelchair basketball veteran Simon Munn is Rio-bound for this summer’s Paralympic Games He will join Dame Sarah Storey as ParalympicGB’s most experienced athlete as he makes his appearance at a seventh consecutive games – the most ever by an athlete in a single sport. As part of his training preparation, Simon, who lives in…

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SESCU supporting Hampshire Scout Expeditions

The University of Brighton’s Sport and Exercise Science Consultancy Unit (SESCU) have started their initial support programme with Hampshire Scout Expeditions (HSX) in their attempt to ski to the South Pole then kite ski back, a total distance of 2,300km.

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Testing time for medical cooling vest

A medical cooling vest was recently tested at the University of Brighton’s Sport and Exercise Science Consultancy Unit (SESCU). The product called the CAERvest® was tested by Ash Willmott and Dr Neil Maxwell and was effectively used during the recent Brighton and London marathons on several runners suffering from exertional heat illnesses.

Mount Everest climber visits university laboratories

Bonita Norris, alongside Indus Films, visited the Sport and Exercise Science Consultancy Unit (SESCU) to film a promotional trailer for a new Extreme Environments documentary. The video was shot in the Welkin Laboratories as part of a pitch being made to Red Bull TV to commission the project.

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