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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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  

Dr Simon Fryer invited to give keynote speech at international conference

Following the recent inclusion into the Olympic Games, research into the performance of rock climbing has become very important. In July this year Dr Simon Fryer (Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology in the Community) delivered the keynote talk […]

  Research 25 July 2018  

Graduate Linzi travels to Ghana to put her Sports Therapy into action!

After graduating from the University of Gloucestershire with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy, Linzi Mirams made decision to apply for a volunteer program abroad to help gain more experience as a newly qualified Sports Therapist. “I traveled […]

  News 24 July 2018  

Course Focus – Sport and Exercise Sciences

The BSc (hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences is the course for you if you are looking to understand the science of human performance in sport and exercise.

  Courses 20 July 2018  

Sports Therapy research presented at international conference

  The conference season for the Community of Applied Sport and Exercise kicked off in early June with Danielle Parker, Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy, presenting some findings on ankle range of motion in youth footballers – part of […]

  Research 30 June 2018