Nutrition and sport and exercise

Successful international conference grants awarded to three postgraduate research students

Oli Gibson, Jess Mee, Mark Hayes, Ash Willmott and Carl James, who are all members of the school’s Exercise in Extreme Environments Research Group, have successfully submitted abstracts for the programme of the Aspetar 2014 Training and Competing in the Heat Conference. The abstracts were evaluated by the scientific committee based on their relevance to…

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Routledge and LGBT History Month – sexuality in sport

To mark LGBT history month this February, Routledge have put together a collection of articles discussing sexuality in sport including several written by Dr Jayne Caudwell from the School of Sport and Service Management. A variety of events have made this an incredibly current issue in the media. Only recently the world has witnessed the passing of…

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Seminar. Health and wellbeing: increasing staff retention and reducing sickness absence

University of Brighton and Nuffield Health present insights into employee wellbeing: Wednesday 12th March, 2.30 – 5.15pm, Arora Hotel in Crawley. Experts from the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Service Management and Nuffield Health will provide insights into improving productivity by addressing key issues around sickness absence and staff retention, optimising employee health and…

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Study abroad opportunities

Sport Coaching students can take advantage of the Erasmus study exchange programme and learn in a European country. Studying abroad can help improve your employment prospects as well as helping you improve your foreign language skills and increasing your self-confidence. You’ll also make new friends and contacts. Student Sophie Matthews said of her exchange trip: “The study visit…

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Sport Coaching and Development Top Up Graduate News

Sport Coaching and Development Top-up degree graduates, with course leader John Lambert (second from right), enjoying a well-earned glass of champagne at the Summer graduation. Courtney Daniel (third from the right) is presently studying for a Primary PGCE with additional special educational needs at Liverpool Hope University. She commented, “It was when we covered coaching children with special needs…

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Field trip to Manchester United FC

Sports coaching students recently took a field trip to Manchester United Football Club. The students were given a guided tour of Old Trafford including the changing rooms as you can see from the image below. They were also able to watch the first team training at the £60 million Aon Training Complex at Carrington. Students…

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New publication: Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education, published December 2013, was co-edited by Jean Whitehead (Honorary Research Fellow,  University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management), John Lambert (Senior Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education, School of Sport and Service Management and Hamish Telfer (ex-University of Cumbria). As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialised so…

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School of Sport and Service Management lecturer leads England’s Triathletes at Glasgow 2014

Glenn Cook, part of the sports coaching staff at the School of Sport and Service Management, has been appointed as the England Triathlon Team Head Coach at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow. This will be Glenn’s third Commonwealth Games following on from his work in this role at the Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006…

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2015 World Anti-Doping Code

Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Sport and Service Management, attended the medical and scientific multidisciplinary consensus meeting on Anti-Doping in Sport. The meeting took place at the home of FIFA in Zurich and its aim was to create a roadmap for the implementation of the 2015 World…

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