Nutrition and sport and exercise

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Physical Education on Wheels

Trainee PE teachers were introduced to street surfing as part of their induction. Many young people are physically active out of school and engage in ‘wheeled’ activity such as mountain biking, BMX biking, skateboarding, in-line skating, street surfing and micro-scootering. However, very few schools have recognised this as a means to increase pupils activity levels…

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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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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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Join us for our summer open days

Get to know us at our summer online open days – from wherever you happen to be. We’re here to help and there will be loads to see and do. All of our events are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will…

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Female firefighters research

Traditionally the Fire and Rescue service has been a male-dominated industry, but there has been a significant increase in the number of female firefighters recruited in the UK in the last twenty years. As the number of women in the Fire and Rescue workforce has increased, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how the physical stresses…

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Book your place on a subject explorer

Join us for an introduction to what it is like to study a subject you are interested in at university. Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students from a variety of subject areas. Each event will consist of a short introductory talk covering how…

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National Plan for Sport and Recreation

Dr Neil Maxwell, Reader of Environmental Physiology at the University of Brighton, has contributed to a BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) response to the House of Lords Select committee’s inquiry for a National Plan for Sport and Recreation. Neil became involved after volunteering to join a BASES COVID-19 Special Interest Group and…

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Jamie Phillips wins top NCTJ award for campaigning journalism

Sport Journalism graduate, Jamie Phillips, has won the NCTJ’s prestigious Trainee News Journalism award in the NCTJ Awards for Excellence 2020. Jamie, who graduated in 2018, was nominated for his campaigning work against misspent council funds at Surrey Live as a senior reporter. Speaking after the event, hosted by Sky News, Jamie said that it was a…

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Sports Journalism course runner up in NCTJ Awards for Excellence in Journalism

The course’s virtual exchange with the University of Florida was Highly Commended in the Innovation of the Year category for providing a new teaching and learning cross-cultural experience for students to develop their skills in a live virtual environment. The key objective of the exchange was to explore cultural differences between US and UK football industries via…

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