Nutrition and sport and exercise

Some of the EFEL award winners clapping at the ceremony

Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning award

Congratulations to Owen Evans, Sport Journalism course leader, and Dr Rodrigo Lucena de Mello, senior lecturer, who have received an Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning award. The Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning awards, presented at the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, invite University of Brighton staff and students to nominate someone they believe has gone…

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Professor Yannis Pitsiladis in his white coat in the labs

Catching up with Professor Yannis Pitsiladis

We speak to the Professor of Sport and Exercise Science about how the University’s at the forefront of anti-doping research. ​Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, who’s also a member of the International Olympic Committee’s Medical and Scientific Commission and chairs the Science Commission of the International Federation of Sports Medicine, also discusses the case of Caster Semenya…

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Academics commended by the Israeli Sports Authority

Physical Education lecturers from the School of Sport and Service Management were commended by the Israeli Sport Authority in a ceremony at the German Sports University based in Cologne following their contribution to a five day ‘Sport for Life’ training event which involved 50 Arab and Jewish Israeli sports leaders. Dr Gary Stidder, Warren Smart…

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Professor Yannis Pitsiladis in his white coat in the labs

40 transgender athletes volunteer for Brighton research

University of Brighton scientists are researching how to resolve international controversy over whether transgender sportswomen are competing fairly. Professor Yannis Pitsiladis and colleagues are conducting a study of more than 40 individuals going through transition, with the aim of determining the fairest way of integrating transgender athletes into elite sport. Testosterone increases muscle mass and…

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Podcast: Catching up with Dr Gary Brickley

With a week to go until the Brighton Marathon, we’ve been asking the senior lecturer in exercise physiology for some tips ahead of the event. Gary, a renowned Paralympic cycling coach who used to work with 14-time Paralympic gold winner Dame Sarah Storey, also tells us about his career, his own endurance exploits in open…

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Paralympic Sports Medicine – The Evolution of a Specialty

Nick Webborn OBE, Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the School of Sport and Service Management, presents his inaugural lecture, Paralympic Sports Medicine – The Evolution of a Specialty, on Wednesday 27 February. The event starts at 6.30pm and takes place in the Hillbrow building of the Eastbourne campus. Find out more and book…

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Marina speaks to the BBC One on overtourism

Professor Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development and Academic Lead for the University’s Responsible Futures, appeared on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain programme as expert on the subject of overtourism. Professor Novelli, who is globally renowned for her research on the impact of tourism, told the BBC: “The problem of overtourism is in…

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The Spectacle of Fashion

Senior Lecturer, Susan Bishop, has an exhibition and talk taking place titled ‘The Spectacle of Fashion at Barkers Department Store 1928-1930‘. In addition to teaching at the university Susan is a Fashion Historian and Curator with research interests which include historical department store fashion shows, marketing and consumer shopping habits. In the 1920s Barkers department…

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Prpfessor Pitsiladis at the lecturn

Peak Performance without Doping: Fact or Fiction?

In the first of this year’s sport and exercise science seminar series Professor Yannis Pitsiladis delivered a lecture entitled Peak Performance without Doping: Fact or Fiction? Over the course of his talk to a mixed audience of students, academics and practitioners Professor Pitsiladis updated the attendees on his global collaborations centred on aspects of doping…

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Ioannis in the university's Culinary Arts Studio

Ioannis takes the Chair

Dr Ioannis Pantelidis, Principal Lecturer at the School of Sport and Service Management, has been appointed Chair of the Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME). The CHME represents over 60 universities and further education colleges and offers higher education programmes in the fields of hospitality studies, hospitality management and related fields. CHME aims to contribute…

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