School of Sport and Health Sciences

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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Travel and Tourism conference

30 January 2014, hosted by the School of Sport and Service Management at the Falmer campus, University of Brighton Over 200 pupils from 9 school and Colleges in Kent and recently spent the day at the University of Brighton to find out about a future career in the travel and tourism industry. They included Sussex…

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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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Football 4 Peace v Homophobia at Sussex Downs College

University of Brighton students and Football 4 Peace (F4P) coaches led a festival of sport for students at Sussex Downs College entitled F4P v Homophobia. The group worked alongside a small group of the college’s enterprise apprentices to run the festival. The festival is F4P’s own take on the Football v Homophobia international initiative.

Routledge and LGBT History Month – sexuality in sport

To mark LGBT history month this February, Routledge have put together a collection of articles discussing sexuality in sport including several written by Dr Jayne Caudwell from the School of Sport and Service Management. A variety of events have made this an incredibly current issue in the media. Only recently the world has witnessed the passing of…

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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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Study abroad opportunities

Sport Coaching students can take advantage of the Erasmus study exchange programme and learn in a European country. Studying abroad can help improve your employment prospects as well as helping you improve your foreign language skills and increasing your self-confidence. You’ll also make new friends and contacts. Student Sophie Matthews said of her exchange trip: “The study visit…

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Sport Coaching and Development Top Up Graduate News

Sport Coaching and Development Top-up degree graduates, with course leader John Lambert (second from right), enjoying a well-earned glass of champagne at the Summer graduation. Courtney Daniel (third from the right) is presently studying for a Primary PGCE with additional special educational needs at Liverpool Hope University. She commented, “It was when we covered coaching children with special needs…

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Field trip to Manchester United FC

Sports coaching students recently took a field trip to Manchester United Football Club. The students were given a guided tour of Old Trafford including the changing rooms as you can see from the image below. They were also able to watch the first team training at the £60 million Aon Training Complex at Carrington. Students…

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