News and Events

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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BBC Birmingham report on School's work with Jamaican Olympic team
Description
Dr Francois Xavier-Li talks to BBC's David Gregory about the work done with the Jamaican Olympic team ahead of London 2012.
Date:
04/02/2013
Approaching a healthy new year: Our sport and exercise experts offer their top tips
Approaching a healthy new year: Our sport and exercise experts offer their top tips
Description
Experts from the University set out their advice for how to stay healthy during the holiday period and how best to approach exercise and nutrition for a healthy 2013.
Date:
03/01/2013
Counting Christmas calories? No need to panic!
Description
At this time of year newspaper articles will warn of over-indulgence on Christmas day. Experts from the University of Birmingham School of Sport and Exercise Sciences say there is too much focus on the calories consumed during just this one day of the year.
Date:
14/12/2012
PGA and University of Birmingham unveil new international golf degree programme
Description
A new honours degree aimed at international students eager for a career in the golf industry has been launched by The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) and the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/11/2012
Lessons from London, the road to Rio: conference examines leveraging legacies of major sporting events
Description
International sports legacy experts will convene at the University of Birmingham this week to discuss the rationale behind hosting global mega-events and their lasting impact.
Date:
26/11/2012
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