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Musicalisation of Running: Experiencing Pleasurable Escape

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Dr. Finola Kerrigan discusses the role of music with regards to running, and how some may use it to create soundscapes in order to enhance their running experience.
Date:
11/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Sport

University of Birmingham and Jamaica National Foundation Legacy Scholarship Launch

University of Birmingham and Jamaica National Foundation Legacy Scholarship Launch
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As a part of the 2012 Olympic Legacy Programme, University of Birmingham and the Jamaica National Building Society have joined forces to offer a unique scholarship.
Date:
14/02/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Sport, Students
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BEST Project wins Higher Education Academy award

BEST Project wins Higher Education Academy award
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Staff at the School of Sport an Exercise Sciences have been awarded £10,000 by the Higher Education Academy to explore the experiences of home and international students participating in an outdoor groupwork skills course.
Date:
10/05/2012
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport, Teaching

New research highlights effective education for sports coaches as key to healthier UK youngsters

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Childhood obesity is a serious public health problem predicted to affect two thirds of UK children by 2050. Physical inactivity is a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic, which researchers from the University of Birmingham are seeking to combat through effective coach education.
Date:
22/06/2011
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport
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Blog: Dr Jonathan Grix on the Olympics

Blog: Dr Jonathan Grix on the Olympics
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The Olympic Games are now less than two weeks away. In this podcast for the University of Birmingham's Ideas Lab, POLSIS's Dr Jonathan Grix discusses the Olympic 'legacy', the impact of the Games outside the capital, and parallels with the 1948 Austerity Olympics, which were also held in London.
Date:
16/07/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Sport
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