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Study uses GPS technology to predict football injuries

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Footballers' injuries may be predicted by looking at players' workloads during training and competition, according to new research.Researchers discovered that the greatest injury risk occurred when players accumulated a very high number of short bursts of speed during training over a three-week period.
Date:
03/08/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

University of Birmingham athletes on the road to Rio

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One current student and eight alumni athletes from the University of Birmingham Sport have now been confirmed for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. This is a record breaking number of Birmingham-educated athletes to be selected for the Olympics, showing that the sport programme at Birmingham continues to thrive.
Date:
27/07/2016
Categories:
Sport

UniGreenScheme, a University of Birmingham supported initiative, wins £15,000 in Santander annual business competition.

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Michael McLeod, Ph.D. student at the University of Birmingham and Managing Director of UniGreenScheme, has won the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award 2016. More than 200 businesses entered the annual competition, which rewards student entrepreneurs by offering ongoing mentoring, start-up support and a £15,000 cash award for the winner.
Date:
06/07/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students

Pro-Vice-Chancellor appointed Chair of England Athletics

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England Athletics has today announced Professor Myra Nimmo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, as its next Chair.
Date:
27/06/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport

Ready, set, RUN!

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The University of Birmingham is set to host the annual Bud's Run and Bash in aid of Parkinson's UK.
Date:
09/10/2015
Categories:
Sport
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