Nutrition and sport and exercise

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Team building and problem solving

Physical Education trainee teachers took part in a series of socially-team-building exercises in preparation for a year 7 transition day with Gildredge House School. The exercises were designed to develop group dynamics and working relationships and consisted of a series of ice-breaking activities, followed by activities in small groups to help develop trust and responsibility….

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Trainee PE teachers introduced to non-contact boxing

Our Physical Education PGCE and School Direct trainee teachers began their course this week with an introduction to non-contact boxing. They learnt how to implement it into the secondary school physical education curriculum during a workshop led by former University of Brighton Sport Science graduate Adam Haniver. Non-contact boxing is a very effective means of developing personal…

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Dr Neil Maxwell

Fellowship accolade for influential Brighton sport and exercise scientist

Dr Neil Maxwell has received a prestigious Fellowship from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Dr Maxwell – Reader of Environmental Physiology at the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences – has contributed for many years to diverse health, occupational and sporting communities to help people engage in safe…

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Dr Gary Brickley training with Dame Sarah Storey

University coach celebrates record success with Paralympics legend Sarah Storey

The record-setting 17th Paralympic gold won this week by Dame Sarah Storey was an accolade too for her long-time University of Brighton coach Gary Brickley. Dr Brickley has combined coaching Great Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time with pioneering work in the School of Sport and Health Sciences looking at helping athletes perform to…

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Online enrolment is now open

If you are starting here this September you can now enrol online. It couldn’t be easier and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Simply log into Student View with your university username and password. Check your emails for more info. Once you have enrolled online you can: Log into My Brighton About 30 minutes after…

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Starting your course in 2021?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Belong at Brighton…

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Football spurs new research project to tackle online hate

Dr Mark Doidge is teaming up with researchers in Ireland to explore how digital technologies can be used to reduce online expressions of hate. Dr Doidge – Principal Research Fellow in the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences – will collaborate with Dr Gary Sinclair from Dublin City University in a project…

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The Olympics lab experience

We were delighted to welcome pupils from Langney Primary Academy to the sport and exercise science laboratories on the Eastbourne campus. The year 6 pupils were school sports scholars and took part in a Tokyo 2021 lab Olympics – getting involved in activities that athletes will experience for real when the games start in less…

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Children playing football in Israel

Pioneering Football 4 Peace International project hits 20th anniversary

A global football-based project established in Brighton is marking the 20th anniversary of its mission to promote peaceful co-existence amid conflict.  Founded in summer 2001 by Brighton sports academics Professor John Sugden (left in photo) and Dr Gary Stidder (right in photo) Football 4 Peace International uses education and social engagement alongside sporting activity to…

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Brighton takes UK lead with sport management endorsement

2021 graduates from Brighton’s Sport Management degree will be the first in the country to leave with a prestigious industry standard endorsement. The University of Brighton Sport Management programme is also the first of its kind in the country to receive re-endorsement for General Manager standards overseen by the Chartered Institute for the Management of…

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