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Diet is key to cycling success, sport nutrition lecturer tells Guardian newspaper
Diet is key to cycling success, sport nutrition lecturer tells Guardian newspaper
Description
Gareth Wallis, a lecturer and expert in sports nutrition in the School of Sport and Exercise Science commented in the Guardian newspaper that diet is a key aspect of the of cycling success enjoyed by Bradley Wiggins and his teammates.
Date:
24/07/2012
Leveraging legacies from the London 2012 Olympics - a podcast
Leveraging legacies from the London 2012 Olympics - a podcast
Description
Dr Jonathan Grix, Senior Lecturer in Sport Politics and Policy at the University of Birmingham, about whether the London 2012 Games will leave the country with a significant legacy after the Olympic Flame has been extinguished.
Date:
10/07/2012
BBSRC Industry Interchange Grant awarded to Dr Raymond Reynolds
Description
Dr Raymond Reynolds has been awarded BBSRC funding to collaborate with the leading defence research company QinetiQ. The grant covers the delivery and installation of a number of bespoke items being donated by QinetiQ, along with RA salary for a collaborative project.
Date:
25/06/2012
Will London 2012 'inspire a generation'
Will London 2012 'inspire a generation'
Description
The University of Birmingham is hosting an open debate at 11am on Friday 13 July. The debate will centre on the participatory legacy of London 2012 as well as looking forward to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Date:
19/06/2012
Doping in Physical Activity Settings: A statistical review
Description
Dr. Nikos Ntoumanis has recently received a grant from the World Anti-Doping Agency to carry out a statistical synthesis (meta-analysis) of the literature on personal and situational psychosocial variables that predict doping use in physical activity settings
Date:
15/06/2012
Statistics just got a little bit simpler!
Description
Dr Nikos Ntoumanis has recently received a grant from the Centre of Learning and Academic Development to develop a series of narrated, step-by-step movies, which illustrate how to perform a range of statistical analyses.
Date:
29/05/2012
School ranks in top three of uni guide 2013
Description
In the Guardian University guide 2013 the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences is ranked in the top three for sport sciences universities.
Date:
25/05/2012
Golden girl Pippa makes history
Golden girl Pippa makes history
Description
Ahead of the Olympic Games in London this summer, university athletes from across the country were handed the opportunity of a lifetime as the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Visa Outdoor Athletics Championships were held in the new purpose built Olympic Stadium in Stratford, over the weekend of the May 4-7. The first event to reach its conclusion at the Championships was the women's 2000m steeplechase, won by the University of Birmingham's Pippa Woolven.
Date:
17/05/2012
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