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University of Birmingham's Owsley makes Olympic history in hockey Gold triumph

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University of Birmingham Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation student, Lily Owsley and Psychology graduate Sophie Bray helped Team GB to make history as part of the first British women's hockey team to win Olympic gold, on the last Friday of the 2016 Rio Games.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Birmingham experts help coaches boost Indian sports performance

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Coaches and sports scientists from India have teamed up with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how their athletes can boost their performance, following Team GB's outstanding Olympic success.
Date:
22/08/2016
Categories:
Sport

Birmingham athletes excel in Rio

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The first 10 days of the 2016 Rio Olympics have seen athletes from University of Birmingham Sport's past and present excel towards finals and secure medals for Team GB.
Date:
16/08/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students

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
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