News and Events - School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences In 'News and events' News and Events Back to 'School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences' Find us on facebook Follow us on Twitter Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. NewsRSS FeedAtom Feed Medals for Alumni in Rio Paralympics DescriptionDay four of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games saw Physiotherapy graduates Lora Turnham and Alison Patrick secure medals for Team GB.Date:12/09/2016 Birmingham experts help coaches boost Indian sports performance DescriptionCoaches and sports scientists from India have teamed up with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how their athletes can boost their performance, following Team GB's outstanding Olympic success.Date:22/08/2016 Lily Owsley makes Olympic history DescriptionOn the final Friday of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, current Sport and Exercise Sciences student, Lily Owsley and Psychology graduate, Sophie Bray, helped Team GB make history when they became the first British women's hockey team to win gold.Date:22/08/2016 Birmingham athletes excel in Rio DescriptionThe first 10 days of the 2016 Rio Olympics have seen athletes from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences past and present excel towards finals and secure medals for Team GB.Date:16/08/2016 Participants required for Tai Chi/Zumba research project DescriptionParticipants are being sought for a research project on the effects of Tai Chi, Zumba Gold or a social meeting group environment on vascular health among ageing population.Date:04/08/2016 Study uses GPS technology to predict football injuries DescriptionFootballers' injuries may be predicted by looking at players' workloads during training and competition, according to new research. Researchers discovered that the greatest injury risk occurred when players accumulated a very high number of short bursts of speed during training over a three-week period.Date:03/08/2016 University of Birmingham athletes on the road to Rio DescriptionOne current student and eight alumni athletes from the University of Birmingham Sport have now been confirmed for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. This is a record breaking number of Birmingham-educated athletes to be selected for the Olympics, showing that the sport programme at Birmingham continues to thrive.Date:28/07/2016 One month to go! First MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons DescriptionThe first-of-its-kind MOOC in "Outstanding Physical Education Lessons", from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, begins on 4 July 2016.Date:02/06/2016 Dr Kavussanu discusses competition and rivalry on BBC World Service DescriptionDr Maria Kavussanu has taken part in a round table discussion around competition and rivalry for BBC World Service programme The Forum, in an episode titled 'Rivalry: When does healthy competition become destructive?'.Date:31/05/2016 Bursaries for MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy including placement in elite sport with EIS and British Gymnastics DescriptionThe University of Birmingham and the English Institute of Sport are looking to offer three chartered physiotherapists an exciting opportunity.Date:24/05/2016 Displaying 1 to 10 of 62 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next School tweets Tweets by @UBSportExR Seminars & Events There are no results that match your criteria.