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Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds
Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds
Description
A study by scientists from the University of Birmingham has found that teenage girls who play football have higher levels of self-confidence than those who play other sports.
Date:
22/05/2017
School Professor scientific expert in BBC stress documentary
School Professor scientific expert in BBC stress documentary
Description
Professor Anna Whittaker, Professor of Behavioural Medicine in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, features as scientific expert in the BBC documentary The Truth About Stress broadcast on BBC1 at 9pm on Thursday 4 May 2017.
Date:
28/04/2017
School teams in finals of Innovation Competition 2017
School teams in finals of Innovation Competition 2017
Description
Teams in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences and in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences are finalists in the Most Innovative Collaboration category of the Enterprising Birmingham Innovation Competition 2017.
Date:
27/03/2017
Birmingham ranked 5th in the World for Sports-Related subjects
Birmingham ranked 5th in the World for Sports-Related subjects
Description
The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 reveal that Birmingham is the fifth best university on the planet at which to study sports-related subjects.
Date:
09/03/2017
Register for our MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons
Register for our MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons
Description
The first-of-its-kind MOOC in "Outstanding Physical Education Lessons", from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, begins on 13 March 2017.
Date:
02/03/2017
Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
Description
Join us to celebrate the international Brain Awareness Week: a Public Engagement event celebrated worldwide, to raise public awareness of the importance of brain research.
Date:
16/02/2017
Preventing DOping IN SporT: The POINT Study
Preventing DOping IN SporT: The POINT Study
Description
A new study aimed to develop, implement and evaluate an anti-doping intervention for young athletes is now underway.
Date:
17/01/2017
Open for registrations! New MOOC in Youth Football Coaching
Open for registrations! New MOOC in Youth Football Coaching
Description
New MOOC beginning on 30 January 2017, a first of its kind in focusing on youth football coaches. Delivered through a collaborative partnership between the University of Birmingham and The Football Association (FA) it will help you become a confident developer of creative players and teams.
Date:
05/01/2017
School academic leads new player performance study
Description
Dr Matt Bridge, of the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, is leading a new player performance study designed to help golfers at all levels improve their performance. This study is the result of a collaboration between RSM, a leading audit, tax and consulting firm, and the European Tour.
Date:
21/10/2016
Top rankings for the School
Top rankings for the School
Description
´╗┐The University of Birmingham has been ranked number one in the UK for both Sport Science and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism in The Sunday Times and The Times Good University Guide 2017.
Date:
26/09/2016
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PG Virtual Open Day - School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Date
25/05/2017
Description
This Postgraduate Virtual Open Day is designed to inform prospective postgraduate students about the programmes available in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.We offer both taught and research based postgraduate programmes across a wide range of areas from exercise science to sport coaching. All of these programmes allow our students to develop and apply knowledge in the sciences of sport, exercise, health and rehabilitation.
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Life and Environmental Sciences
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