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University proposes £175m transformation of historic Edgbaston campus to include a new sports centre
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The University of Birmingham is announcing a five year investment in facilities that will transform the University's famous Edgbaston campus, reinterpreting founder Joseph Chamberlain's vision for the estate for the 21st century and extending the services available to the local community. The key developments include a new sports centre and a new library, to join the new Music building currently nearing completion.
Date:
16/07/2013
Finding Murray's magic - Dr Nikos Ntoumanis - School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
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Research suggests that it is Andy Murray's ability to manage goals, as well as his skill, drive and motivation that makes him such a successful athlete. According to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, athletes who recognise early when a goal is unattainable and switch their focus to other objectives are the most successful at achieving their main career goals.
Date:
25/06/2013
Double award for collaborative paper in Sport and Exercise Sciences
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Postgraduate researcher Richard Bruce and his supervisor Dr Mike White, both from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham, have received two awards for their paper "Muscle afferent activation causes ventilatory and cardiovascular responses during concurrent hypercapnia in humans", published in Experimental Physiology in February.
Date:
14/06/2013
Research Poster Conference success for Sport and Exercise Sciences students
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Postgraduate researchers from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences have been celebrating following their success at the annual University of Birmingham Research Poster Conference 2013. 112 presenters from across the institution presented their research at the seventh annual event held on Wednesday 12 June in the University's Great Hall.
Date:
14/06/2013
SportEx ranked number 1 in Complete University Guide 2014
SportEx ranked number 1 in Complete University Guide 2014
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The University of Birmingham has been ranked number 1 out of 76 universities for Sport Sciences subjects in the Complete University Guide 2014 league tables.
Date:
30/04/2013
Announcing the arrival of The School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Announcing the arrival of The School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
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The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is already recognised as a world leader in the sciences of sport, exercise, health and rehabilitation, and the addition of Physiotherapy will add significantly to our expertise in rehabilitation.
Date:
30/04/2013
Applied Golf Management Studies student wins volunteering award
Applied Golf Management Studies student wins volunteering award
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Final year Applied Golf Management Studies student CharlotteStanton has been named Young Volunteer of the Year by the England GolfPartnership, and has gone on to discuss her volunteer work with Sky SportsNews.
Date:
30/04/2013
Research by SportEx Academics featured in Runner's World
Research by SportEx Academics featured in Runner's World
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Runner's World has recently featured an experiment, examining the effects of competition on performance, conducted at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, by Christopher Ring, Maria Kavussanu, David McIntyre, and Andrew Cooke, who is now a lecturer at the University of Bangor.
Date:
30/04/2013
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