Community of Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences


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Welcome to the blog from the Community of Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire. Here, we’ll post news on our teaching, student experiences, research, publications, resources, events, and anything else remotely connected to studying subjects […]

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Craig Paterson – Postgraduate research student profile

  BSc Sport and Exercise Science Graduate and PhD student interview with Craig Paterson   What programme are you enrolled on and when did you start? At the start of October this year I started my PhD in […]

  Postgraduate profiles 18 December 2018  

James Redman – Graduate Profile

Graduate interview – James Redman   What course did you study and when did you graduate? I studied Sports Therapy and graduated in November 2018.   Tell us about your time at the university….. My time at UoG […]

  Alumni stories 10 December 2018  

Top tips for conference presentations

Last week Dr Meghan Brown attended a conference in Helsinki for the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Annual Conference where she delivered two presentations. The IADMS student committee asked Meghan to write a feature for their […]

  News 31 October 2018  

Welcome to our new Community subject representative – Kara Pring

Each year the Community of Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences appoints a Subject Representative. For the 2018-19 academic year we are pleased to introduce Kara Pring who has taken over the role.   Hi Kara, Tell us a […]

  News 22 October 2018  

EQuiPPE project goes live

EQuiPPE project goes live   September saw the completion of the Enhancing Quality in Primary Physical Education (EQuiPPE) project. Funded by the Erasmus+ programme and led by Dr Colin Baker (Senior Research Fellow in the Community of Applied […]

  News 3 October 2018  

New year, New ACL for Sport and Exercise Sciences

After leading the BSc (hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences for the last 10 years, Dr John Parker is stepping aside to pursue new academic challenges at the University of Gloucestershire (don’t worry he will still be a key […]

  Courses 11 September 2018  

Me and my PhD – Dr Meghan Brown

Over the summer, our Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Dr Meghan Brown, published her final study from her PhD collection. Here is a quick blog post about her PhD research and experience, including advice for those considering […]

  Research 4 September 2018  

Successful Summer for Strength and Conditioning at University of Gloucestershire

This summer has provided a busy yet successful period for the Strength and Conditioning team and students. From a course perspective, the NSS provided some excellent news as the students gave a strong support for their course with […]

  Courses 7 August 2018  

Sport and Exercise Sciences programme going from strength to strength

The 27th July marked the release of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) results which provides final year students with an opportunity to voice their experiences about the course and institution they are currently at. The University of […]

  News 31 July 2018  

Students conducting pre-season fitness tests with local professional football team

A team of sport scientists in the Community of Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire led by Dr Simon Fryer are continuing their work assisting Forest Green Rovers Football Club in the Sky Bet […]

  News 25 July 2018