Sport and exercise course news

Jessica Gordon-Brown in the 59kg Commonwealth Games 2022 weightlifting final.

Commonwealth glory for students past and present

Brighton students past and present made a splash last weekend at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with a new national record and a silver medal in the weightlifting events. Brighton alumna Jessica Gordon-Brown picked up a silver medal on Sunday 31 July in the women’s 59kg weightlifting final, with an 86kg snatch and 111kg clean…

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Beat the heat with tips from the Environmental Extremes team

With the heatwave expected to stay with us for some time, reaching its peak on 18 July, Dr Neil Maxwell, Reader in the School of Sport and Health Sciences, has provided some simple tips for coping with the heat.  “A lot of it is common sense,” he said, “but it is always good to be…

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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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