On Sunday 25th May, a team of sports management students hosted the event Pedal2Medal at Ensbury Velodrome. Students explained that the aim of the event was to create more awareness for the track and raise funds for ‘Wessex Accessible Cycling Club’, a local charity for disabled riders. Spectators were able to enjoy refreshments, and experience… Read more » about Pedal2Medal with sports students
Setting up for an afternoon of mayhem at SportBU, a team of sport management students await the onslaught of excited students. Leaving the door open to experienced and novice handball players, this event allowed for some great team building, skill learning and a lot of laughs. The second years conducted a series of events as… Read more » about Sport Management students bring the Handball Games to SportBU
“Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!” Most of us are aware of the fast-paced game from the infamous Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller movie, but how many of us have had the chance to be on the front line, hurling the next ball? A team of sport management students created a full afternoon event for… Read more » about Sports Management students smash it with BU Showdown: Dodgeball
Well done to Sports Management student Richard Warren who is encouraging disabled people in Dorset to get into golf! Click here to read the full story in the Bournemouth Daily Echo
Jack, sports management student tells his story from studying abroad for four months.
“Going abroad has been one of the best decisions I have ever made so far throughout my life. The opportunity that was given to me to study at the SRH University Heidelberg has not only given me a different type of experience in terms of learning but has also developed many other unthinkable new skills.
Recently, the Sport Academic Group hosted researcher Dr Philip Furley from its Erasmus partner institution German Sport University Cologne. Philip works for the Institute of Cognitive and Team/Racket Sport Research and has recently published studies in a number of fields like inattentional blindness and creativity, many of which funded by the prestigious German Research Foundation…. Read more » about Why English Football Player Fail in Penalty Shootouts: German Sport Psychology Researcher Visiting BU
Congratulations to Emma Mosley, a ST PhD student in Sport, who has been successful in gaining a substantial Santander Mobility Award. Emma will be venturing to Germany for one month in spring to research at the prestigious German Sport University Cologne within the Institute of Psychology. Emma’s thesis, supervised by Dr Ian Jones and Dr… Read more » about Sport PhD Student Emma Mosley To Be Trained At Top International Research Institute
Emma Kavanagh, Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Coaching Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious Celia Brackenridge Prize for the best emerging presenter at the Brunel International Research Network for Athlete Welfare (BIRNAW) Symposium at Brunel University. BIRNAW is a group of international researchers who are working together to promote athlete welfare through research and consultancy. The work… Read more » about Emma Kavanagh awarded prestigious prize at Brunel
Over the summer and after a lengthy interview process, we are happy to announce some new arrivals and promotions within the School of Tourism. Dr Avital Biran will be joining us from the University of Surrey/Ben-Gurion University as a senior lecturer in October 2012. Avital will be joining the Tourism management team when he arrives…. Read more » about New Additions to the School of Tourism