News and Events - School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences In 'News and events' News and Events Back to 'School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences' Find us on facebook Follow us on Twitter Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. NewsRSS FeedAtom Feed University of Birmingham athletes on the road to Rio DescriptionOne 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:28/07/2016 One month to go! First MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons DescriptionThe first-of-its-kind MOOC in "Outstanding Physical Education Lessons", from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, begins on 4 July 2016.Date:02/06/2016 Dr Kavussanu discusses competition and rivalry on BBC World Service DescriptionDr Maria Kavussanu has taken part in a round table discussion around competition and rivalry for BBC World Service programme The Forum, in an episode titled 'Rivalry: When does healthy competition become destructive?'.Date:31/05/2016 Bursaries for MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy including placement in elite sport with EIS and British Gymnastics DescriptionThe University of Birmingham and the English Institute of Sport are looking to offer three chartered physiotherapists an exciting opportunity.Date:24/05/2016 Control of Movement and Active Ageing Open Day DescriptionAre you interested in learning about the control of movement and the ability to remain active in older age? We would like to invite you to an open day at the School of Sports Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences on Tuesday the 21 of June 2016 from 10:20am (registration opens at 9:30) to 3:30pm.Date:23/05/2016 Prolonged breath holds of over five minutes could help in targeted radiotherapy DescriptionResearchers at the University of Birmingham working with clinical teams at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have successfully shown for the first time that breast cancer patients can be trained to achieve single prolonged breath holds of over five minutes, opening the door for targeted radiotherapy to be administered with just one dose in each daily session.Date:12/05/2016 Vaccinations more effective when administered in the morning DescriptionNew research from the University of Birmingham has shown that flu vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning.Date:26/04/2016 SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief DescriptionIt has been confirmed that the Director of the Sport Policy Centre (SPC), Dr Jonathan Grix, is to take over from Professor Barrie Houlihan as Editor-in-Chief of the renowned International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics from June, 2016.Date:21/04/2016 Lesley Phillpots, 1957 – 2016 DescriptionDr Lesley Phillpots, senior lecturer in Sport Policy and Politics in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences (and prior to this the School of Education), died at home on 19 February 2016 after a long battle with cancer.Date:22/03/2016 SPC member sheds light on what dedicated football supporters think about Qatar's forthcoming hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals DescriptionDedicated football supporters' attitudes towards Qatar's awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup do not wholly reflect the morale and logistical panic advocated by various international journalists, politicians and sports officials.Date:29/02/2016 Displaying 1 to 10 of 56 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next School tweets Tweets by @UBSportExR Seminars & Events There are no results that match your criteria.