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Work due to commence on the University of Birmingham's £55m sports centre

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The first 50m swimming pool in Birmingham has moved a step closer to reality with the announcement that work will start on the University of Birmingham's new £55m sports centre in April.
Why stress in sport need not leave you stumped

Why stress in sport need not leave you stumped

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Following Jonathan Trott's decision to leave England's Ashes tour of Australia due to long-term stress related illness, Professor Nikos Ntoumanis gives his opinion of the critical role of stress and anxiety in sports.

Former Vice Chairman of Arsenal and the FA talks to students at Birmingham Business School

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Former Vice Chairman of Arsenal Football Club and the Football Association recently came to Birmingham Business School to talk to our undergraduate students
Prof Janice Thompson features on BBC's Trust me I'm a Doctor

Prof Janice Thompson features on BBC's Trust me I'm a Doctor

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Professor Janice Thompson and some of our lovely postgrads featured in the first episode of the new BBC2 series 'Trust me I'm a Doctor' on Thursday 10 October. Janice helped the BBC team investigate whether it is possible to be both fat and fit.

Eliminating 'scary coach' behaviour to keep kids in sport

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Changing coaches' behaviour to give children a more positive experience of playing sport has been found to change children's intentions to drop out of sporting activity, according to sports scientists at the University of Birmingham, who announced their findings this week from a 4 year project called 'Promoting Adolescent Physical Activity' (PAPA).
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