Nutrition and sport and exercise

The Conversation

Mark Doidge, Research Fellow at the School of Sport and Service Management, on David Moyes’ ‘swift’ departure from Manchester United. Read the article.    

New publication co-edited by Principal Lecturer Dan Burdsey

Sport and South Asian Diasporas, Playing through Time and Space is available today from Routledge. Co-edited by School of Sport and Service Management Principal Lecturer, Dan Burdsey,  the publication demonstrates the importance of sporting practices, spaces and leisure affiliations to understanding issues around identity, (post-) migration, diaspora and transnationalism for global South Asian populations. More about the publication…

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Acclaimed major book by Sport Journalism course leader

Floodlights and Touchlines: A History of Spectator Sport, written by Rob Steen, co-leader of the Sport Journalism BA (Hons) course, will be published on 5 June by Bloomsbury. The book has been several years in the making and promises to be a must for anyone interested in the history of spectator sport. The book is already receiving rave…

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Sport and Exercise Science Student Successes

Student, Charlotte Evans, has helped secure Britain’s first ever Winter Paralympic gold medal. Charlotte, who is studying sport and exercise science, is guide to blind skier Kelly Gallagher and the pair have won the visually impaired super-G in Sochi. Congratulations both and good luck for the rest of the games! Read more on the BBC…

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Consultancy in the labs

Our sport and exercise science laboratories have been extremely busy over the recent months and not just with students. The laboratories have also been used for consultation sessions: Paratriatholon world title holder, Faye McClelland (pictured) visited the labs as part of her preparation for the world triathlon championships and Rio. Graduate Faye recently received an honary graduate from the University of…

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The Gambia Football 4 Peace Experience

Student James Connelly on his life-changing experience in The Gambia: “Football 4 Peace was something that I had always dismissed in my first two years at the University of Brighton as a programme for footballers that wanted to go to a foreign country and coach football. However when mid-way through year two in my Sports Coaching…

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Newly appointed lecturer Flo Pietzsch from the Lawn Tennis Association

Flo Pietzsch has been recently appointed as Senior Lecturer in sport coaching and sport science at the University of Brighton. Flo moved to lecturing from his previous job at the Lawn Tennis Association as the strength and conditioning coach for the elite tennis players including Heather Watson and Laura Robson. Flo said “Having studied here as…

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Sport and Exercise Science students research for the Fire Service

Students from the Sport and Exercise Science course at the School of Sport and Service Management have completed testing in the Welkin Laboratories heat chamber of behalf of the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. The two projects, carried out by Lee Howes and Emily Watkins as part of their dissertation projects, investigated the use of…

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The Secret to a Bulletproof Antidoping test?

Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Sport and Service Management, is at the forefront of an effort to revolutionise the hunt for dopers in sports. His work recently featured in the New York Times. Read the full article

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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