Nutrition and sport and exercise

Inclusive Sports Festival 2014

On 16 September, 130 children with additional learning needs from seven schools in East Sussex attended the Inclusive Sports Festival at the School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne. The day included activities such as Boccia, parachute games, sitting volleyball, goalball, dance and new age kurling.

Wheelchair Basketball Workshop

PGCE and School Direct PE trainee teachers took part in a wheelchair basketball workshop at the School of Sport and Service Management. Brighton Tigers wheelchair basketball coach Steve Simmons and Albion in the Community ran the day with course leader Dr Gary Stidder.

Postgraduate students in charity run

Seven postgraduate students from the School of Sport and Service Management at the University of Brighton will be joining Team Willmott this September to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association.

The Big Lunch

On Sunday 11 June, 23 students and staff from the School of Sport and Service Management took part in the national Big Lunch innitiative.

Local primary school to benefit from University of Brighton partnership

Pupils from Willingdon Primary School will be taking part in ‘alternative activity days’ at the University of Brighton’s Eastbourne campus this month as part of a new partnership. Willingdon have sought the expertise of the university to make the most of the additional funding provided by the government to improve the quality of physical education…

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Football 4 Peace May Challenge Camp

Boys and girls from Eastbourne and Hastings came together during the school half term holidays in May to take part in the Football 4 Peace Challenge Camp at The School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne. As part of the University of Brighton’s widening participation scheme, they participated in a range of physical activities designed to…

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BSc Sport Coaching Project Zone

The baby boom of the 1960s and increased longevity are partly responsible for the age structure of the population alive today.   Government statistics suggest 10 million people in the UK are over 65 years old, with a projection of 19 million by 2050. On Wednesday 14 May 2014, the University of Brighton’s School of Sport…

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