Sport and exercise course news

Dr Gary Stidder

Academic publishes new book about Covid-19 and Physical Education

Principal Lecturer Dr Gary Stidder has published a new book that addresses the teaching of physical education. The book specifically assesses the landscape of physical education today and the issues that shape it as a curriculum subject, particularly in the era of COVID-19. It explores the processes of transformation and change that follow government policy…

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GloKnoCo partners visit the University

The School of Sport and Health Sciences was delighted to host our partners this week as the final event of the four-year Global Sport for Development Knowledge Collaborative (GloKnoCo) project. The event was led by Dr Mark Doidge and Dr Thomas Carter and funded by an Erasmus+ Network Grant to explicitly develop greater links between…

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University of Brighton trio aiming for Commonwealth Games success

Student Ben Hickling is one of three people linked to University of Brighton joining Team England for the Commonwealth Games starting in Birmingham this week. Currently studying Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons), Ben has been selected for the England weightlifting team competing in the Men’s 55kg category – a class in which he is currently…

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Abi Martin

Student wins Coach of the Year

Huge congratulations to Strength and Conditioning MSc student Abi Martin who has been awarded Coach of the Year at the England Rugby University Rugby Awards. Abi graduated from our Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons) in 2020 and went straight on to the masters course opting to study part-time. She is also a rugby development intern…

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Stephanie on her placement

Placements were crucial to my growth

Nutrition student Stephanie chats about her latest placement experience and how it has helped her develop. “Work placements throughout my three years at the University of Brighton have been crucial for my academic growth and to further develop my understanding of public health related practices in-action. “I am currently undertaking a placement ​with Veg Power…

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Try out University at our Sport and Exercise Summer School

Wondering what it’s like to study sport and exercise at university? Why not join us at our FREE residential summer school and find out! 19 July to 22 July 2022 University of Brighton Eastbourne campus You’ll work with University of Brighton academics and current students to get a real inside view of studying at Brighton….

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Nutrition BSc – what I’ve learnt

Final year Nutrition BSc student Isak Sidelind tells a bit about his time at Brighton: “I have learnt a lot from this course as the different modules cover the many aspects of nutrition from public health and nutraceuticals, to sports nutrition and exercise. “I find that studying nutrition differs from a lot of other courses…

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Studying Nutrition at University

Final year student Rebecca chats about her time studying nutrition at the University of Brighton: Nutrition is so important! I chose to do Nutrition with Public Health as I feel that nutrition is becoming more and more important and new research and data is being produced regularly. I have always found it fascinating how foods…

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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Wednesday 6 April marks International Day of Sport for Development and Peace – an opportunity to recognise the positive role sport and physical activity play in communities and in people’s lives across the globe. As part of the celebrations Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) will be host a webinar on ‘Peace and Football’. The event takes…

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Greg and Neil at graduation

Student wins BASES Masters Dissertation Award

Recent graduate Greg Wright has been awarded the Masters Dissertation Award from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Greg (right in photo)graduated in February with a distinction from our Applied Exercise Physiology MSc having completed the course in September 2021. He decided to apply for the award after the MSc course lead,…

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