Nutrition and sport and exercise

Nick Webborn CBE

Top New Year Honour for Brighton Professor

University of Brighton’s Nick Webborn has received a CBE in recognition of his hugely influential contribution to sport and sports medicine. The CBE – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – is the highest ranking Order of the British Empire award below knighthood, and follows on from Professor Webborn’s award of an OBE…

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Students visit Berlin Sport for Development Projects

Covid has impacted many aspects of our lives, but the lack of opportunities to meet face-to-face and to build and maintain our friendships and relationships has been particularly difficult. With this in mind, it felt like the sun was emerging on a new dawn when students from the universities of Brighton, Palacky and Paderborn visited…

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Nick with his OBE

Brighton professor continues at helm of British Paralympic Association

University of Brighton’s Professor Nick Webborn OBE has been re-appointed as Chair of the British Paralympic Association following an open recruitment process. Professor Webborn was first elected to the prestigious sports position in 2017, when he was chosen by the membership of the BPA. In his role as Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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Dr Neil Maxwell

Fellowship accolade for influential Brighton sport and exercise scientist

Dr Neil Maxwell has received a prestigious Fellowship from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Dr Maxwell – Reader of Environmental Physiology at the University of Brighton’s School of Sport and Health Sciences – has contributed for many years to diverse health, occupational and sporting communities to help people engage in safe…

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Dr Gary Brickley training with Dame Sarah Storey

University coach celebrates record success with Paralympics legend Sarah Storey

The record-setting 17th Paralympic gold won this week by Dame Sarah Storey was an accolade too for her long-time University of Brighton coach Gary Brickley. Dr Brickley has combined coaching Great Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time with pioneering work in the School of Sport and Health Sciences looking at helping athletes perform to…

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CIMSPA update

The University has worked closely with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) since it became a Higher Education Partner in January 2018. The partnership has resulted in lots of benefits for our students including discounted student-affiliate membership. CIMSPA also endorse our Sport Management and Sport Coaching courses ensuring they…

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CIMSPA Endorsement for Sport Coaching degree

We’re delighted to announce that our sport coaching course has been endorsed by a national institution. Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) has received backing from the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) against the CIMSPA Professional Standard: Coach. This confirms that the course meets industry standards and provides graduates with the knowledge…

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New sport coaching book by course leader

Dr Jim Wallis, Course Leader for our Sport Coaching BSc(Hons), has co-written a new book. The book will be published by Routledge on 1 September and is titled Sport Coaching with Diverse Populations: Theory and Practice. The book will provide valuable knowledge for coaches who work with specific populations; including people of all ages, those…

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Sport coaching during the lockdown

Dr Jim Wallis, Course Leader of our Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) has been working with Sussex Cricket on sport coaching during the Covid-19 lockdown. Jim has taken part in a series of webinars for Sussex Cricket in which he talks about the ways in which we can continue to try to coach cricket during lockdown. The…

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