7 Sports students to present at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research

The British Conference of Undergraduate Research is a well-regarded conference open to all undergraduate students of any discipline undertaking research at any university in the UK, and one that BU has been represented at in the past.

This year 7 students all from the Sport Academic group have been chosen to present their research at the conference. The 4th year students will each get to present their research to the conference panel and get a chance to meet other undergraduate students from across the UK.
The students presenting are below:

•Emma Mosley studying Sports Psychology and Coaching Science: Imagined success and failure in sport: Exploring heart rate variability as a performance indicator in varsity netball players

•Olivia Scott doing Sport Psychology and Coaching Science: A Qualitative Study into Athletes’ Experiences of Maltreatment Within Sport

•Jennifer Kesik studying Sports Management: Understanding the motivations of 2012 Olympic Volunteers: Implications on Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices.

•Ella Hope studying Sport Psychology and Coaching Sciences: An investigative study into the sporting and exercise behaviours of athletes with acquired disabilities: A pre and post disability comparison.

•Shrehan Lynch studying Sports Development & Coaching Science: The factors affecting enjoyment of a student teacher in an independent preparatory school in Dorset: An auto-ethnography.

•Boris Stankov studying Sports Management: Impact and Effectiveness of “UEFA Grassroots Charter” in countries like Bulgaria

•Phillip Stirrett studying Sports Management: Reality of the Games: An investigation into the London 2012 Olympics legacy of sporting infrastructure for young women in the UK and also presenting Reality of the Games: Exploring London 2012 Olympic legacy for young women in the UK.

Congratulations to all the students presenting at the conference in April!

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