School of Sport and Service Management

Sport and Exercise Science Student Successes

Student, Charlotte Evans, has helped secure Britain’s first ever Winter Paralympic gold medal. Charlotte, who is studying sport and exercise science, is guide to blind skier Kelly Gallagher and the pair have won the visually impaired super-G in Sochi. Congratulations both and good luck for the rest of the games! Read more on the BBC…

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Consultancy in the labs

Our sport and exercise science laboratories have been extremely busy over the recent months and not just with students. The laboratories have also been used for consultation sessions: Paratriatholon world title holder, Faye McClelland (pictured) visited the labs as part of her preparation for the world triathlon championships and Rio. Graduate Faye recently received an honary graduate from the University of…

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Newly appointed lecturer Flo Pietzsch from the Lawn Tennis Association

Flo Pietzsch has been recently appointed as Senior Lecturer in sport coaching and sport science at the University of Brighton. Flo moved to lecturing from his previous job at the Lawn Tennis Association as the strength and conditioning coach for the elite tennis players including Heather Watson and Laura Robson. Flo said “Having studied here as…

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Sport and Exercise Science students research for the Fire Service

Students from the Sport and Exercise Science course at the School of Sport and Service Management have completed testing in the Welkin Laboratories heat chamber of behalf of the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. The two projects, carried out by Lee Howes and Emily Watkins as part of their dissertation projects, investigated the use of…

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The Secret to a Bulletproof Antidoping test?

Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Sport and Service Management, is at the forefront of an effort to revolutionise the hunt for dopers in sports. His work recently featured in the New York Times. Read the full article

The Value of Sport conference

7 February 2014 Hosted by the School of Sport and Service Management at the Falmer campus, University of Brighton 100 pupils from local schools and colleges recently spent the day at the University of Brighton to find out about the value of sport. They included City College Brighton and Hove, Ifield Community College, Shoreham Academy, Steyning…

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MSc student successes!

Great news from some of our MSc students! Julia Kern has secured a full-time position in an anti-doping agency near Munich. Julie who is from Germany has just completed her Applied Exercise Physiology MSc at the school. Elliot, also studying Applied Exercise Physiology MSc, is building his professional profile in cycling coaching; currently working for a cycling coaching company in London….

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Successful international conference grants awarded to three postgraduate research students

Oli Gibson, Jess Mee, Mark Hayes, Ash Willmott and Carl James, who are all members of the school’s Exercise in Extreme Environments Research Group, have successfully submitted abstracts for the programme of the Aspetar 2014 Training and Competing in the Heat Conference. The abstracts were evaluated by the scientific committee based on their relevance to…

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Seminar. Health and wellbeing: increasing staff retention and reducing sickness absence

University of Brighton and Nuffield Health present insights into employee wellbeing: Wednesday 12th March, 2.30 – 5.15pm, Arora Hotel in Crawley. Experts from the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Service Management and Nuffield Health will provide insights into improving productivity by addressing key issues around sickness absence and staff retention, optimising employee health and…

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2015 World Anti-Doping Code

Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Sport and Service Management, attended the medical and scientific multidisciplinary consensus meeting on Anti-Doping in Sport. The meeting took place at the home of FIFA in Zurich and its aim was to create a roadmap for the implementation of the 2015 World…

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