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Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.
 

Seminars & Events

Obesity Wars: fitness vs fatness

Date
30/10/2014 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
ThinkTank Science Museum - Birmingham
Description
An exciting, interactive event showcasing measures of fatness and fitness, illustrating the importance of fitness in promoting health and wellbeing, and highlighting the public's views on obesity and their motivation to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
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Announcing the arrival of The School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Announcing the arrival of The School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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
Newsreader headlines PGA graduation
Newsreader headlines PGA graduation
Description
BBC newsreader, Celebrity Mastermind champion and self-confessed golf nut Naga Munchetty is the guest of honour at this year's PGA Graduation ceremony at the University of Birmingham. The 38-year-old BBC Breakfast and BBC World News presenter will recognise the achievements of the newest crop of aspiring PGA Professionals.
Date:
16/04/2013
Sportex PhD student awarded place on European Nutrition Leadership Programme 2013
Sportex PhD student awarded place on European Nutrition Leadership Programme 2013
Description
Adrian Hodgson (currently in the final year of his PhD in the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences) has been awarded one of just 30 places on the European Nutrition Leadership Programme 2013.
Date:
21/03/2013
AGMS students put theory into practice at Edgbaston Golf Club.
AGMS students put theory into practice at Edgbaston Golf Club.
Description
A premier Midlands Golf Club has been put under the microscope by first year students on the PGA-backed Applied Golf Management Studies degree.
Date:
11/03/2013
Record results from School students in BUCS Championships
Description
Students from the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences excelled in recent BUCS Championships in gymnastics and judo. On 24th February Lucas Rowe (BSc SPECS) won gold in the 60kg men's high grade category of the British Judo Association/BUCS Gatorade Nationals in Sheffield
Date:
01/03/2013
Research grant awarded to Dr Maria Kavussanu
Description
Dr Maria Kavussanu has been awarded a grant ($45,445) from the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) to conduct a two-year project entitled "A cross-cultural approach to a cross-cultural issue: Psychosocial factors and doping in young athletes".
Date:
07/02/2013
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