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Friday 8th July 2011

Jamaican athletes on Campus ahead of their 2012 visit

Jamaican athletes on Campus ahead of their 2012 visit
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One of the world's fastest men, Asafa Powell, current 4 x 100 world record holders, Nester Carter and Michael Frater, and Olympic Silver Medalist Shericka Williams warmed up on the University of Birmingham's athletics track ahead of the Diamond League (Aviva Grand Prix) Athletics which took place at the Alexander Stadium on Sunday 10 July.
Date:
Friday 8th July 2011
Categories:
International, Sport
Wednesday 6th July 2011

Men's hockey get the England call up

Men's hockey get the England call up
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UBSport men's first team hockey coach, Steve Floyd recently returned from Rotterdam, Holland after managing England men's under 21s in a series of test matches against Holland. The test series was carried out over three days at Rotterdam Hockey club, with the event concluding on Monday, July 4.
Date:
Wednesday 6th July 2011
Categories:
International, Sport, Students
Monday 4th July 2011

Dad and a lad

Dad and a lad
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After rowing across the Atlantic last year, UBSport staff member Norman Beech, Manager of the Raymond Priestley Centre, Coniston embarked upon another challenge.
Date:
Monday 4th July 2011
Categories:
Sport
Wednesday 22nd June 2011

New research highlights effective education for sports coaches as key to healthier UK youngsters

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Childhood obesity is a serious public health problem predicted to affect two thirds of UK children by 2050. Physical inactivity is a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic, which researchers from the University of Birmingham are seeking to combat through effective coach education.
Date:
Wednesday 22nd June 2011
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport
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