Category: Research

Women in Sport and Exercise

By Dr Rachael Bullingham From the 19th to the 22nd April the annual Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network conference took place, hosted by the University of Worcester. The title was ‘Redressing the Balance’ to continue the…

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Your Future Plan: Research Week

Throughout this week of Your Future Plan events we invite our alumni and students to engage with research in the School of Sport and Exercise. As producers and consumers of research, you have a unique perspective working with…

Bringing American Football to UoG…

by Shawn Myszka, Doctoral student Several years back, I knew that I was at a bit of a crossroads in my peculiar learning journey. As I reflected on where I had come from and what I had been…

Searching for Answers – The Doctoral Journey

Tyler Yearby The idea of getting my doctorate has intrigued me for a long time. It is something that I have always wanted to do because I feel like learning is a journey rather than a destination. I…

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LGBT+ history month

by Dr Rachael Bullingham February marks the start of LGBT+ history month in the UK. This is an opportunity to look back at influential trailblazers who have helped to create a more inclusive society. We can also consider…

Research Engagement in SLES

Research in SLES is focused on two main themes, these are ‘Pedagogy, Coaching and Ethics’ as our first theme and ‘Community and Inclusion’ as our second. Staff in the community continue to be research active or engaging in…

Active Games 4 Change: Progress Update

The Active Games 4 Change Project is lead by the University of Gloucestershire and involves partner organisations from six European countries to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning with young people in custody and under community supervision….

Guidelines for the Selection of Physical Literacy Measures in Physical Education in Australia

Summary of a paper Will Roberts has written alongside internationally recognised authors in Physical Literacy The assessment of physical literacy poses a dilemma of what instrument to use to best suit those administering the test and using the…

Research Summary: Why Bariatric Weighted Suits May Advance the Scientific Study of Weight Stigma

  Summary of a recent article by Dr Claire Mills and Dr Emily Ryall, published by Obesity: A research journal   Considering the importance of improving understanding of the impact of excess body fat, this paper aimed to…