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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ITV Biggest Losers visit school to discover their biological age
ITV Biggest Losers visit school to discover their biological age
Description
Staff and students at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences were involved in an episode of ITV's The Biggest Loser to be screened on Tuesday 10 January at 9pm.
Date:
05/01/2012
Sportex Senior Lecturer is keynote speaker at IFESS UK Conference
Description
Dr Michael Grey is one of the keynote speakers at the 3rd Annual Conference for the UK and Ireland Chapter of the International FES Society (IFESSUKI). The conference is jointly organised between the University of Birmingham and the Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
Date:
16/12/2011
Gold medal at Judo championships for SPECS student
Description
SPECS student Lucas Rowe has won gold medal in the Great Britain Judo Chamionships in the Junior under 60KG category
Date:
02/12/2011
Non Stanford, 2012 Olympic running hopeful, starts her blog for us
Description
Non Stanford, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences graduate and London 2012 distance runner hopeful, is keeping us updated about her progress towards the Olympics with her new blog
Date:
01/12/2011
Sportex Professor is keynote speaker in youth sport conferences
Sportex Professor is keynote speaker in youth sport conferences
Description
Professor Joan Duda, Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, drew from her long-standing research on motivational processes and optimizing youth engagement in sporting activities when invited to be a keynote speaker at two recent conferences.
Date:
22/11/2011
Sportex academic appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Psychology of Sport and Exercise
Description
Dr Nikos Ntoumanis has been recently appointed as joint Editor-in-Chief of Psychology of Sport and Exercise (PSE), the official publication of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC).
Date:
15/11/2011
Retrain the Brain: life after stroke and injury
Retrain the Brain: life after stroke and injury
Description
Our new Centre for Virtual Reality (VR) Learning and Rehabilitation will transform lives by ensuring that once-debilitating injuries and disorders can be overcome, one step at a time.
Date:
08/11/2011
Sportex and the Alzheimer's Research UK Midlands network
Description
Dr Sarah Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Biochemistry at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, recently became co-ordinator of the Alzheimer's Research UK Midlands network. This is a consortium of clinicians and researchers from the Midlands Universities who are undertaking research into Alzheimer's Disease.
Date:
13/10/2011
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