Applied Professional Practice Begins at The University of Birmingham 

by Daniel Lothian A group of University of Birmingham Sport Science students have shown outstanding dedication as they returned to campus early this academic year, stepping onto the field during preseason to provide physiology support to two of the university’s flagship sports teams: Hockey and Rugby Union. These proactive second year undergraduate students have embarked … Continue reading “Applied Professional Practice Begins at The University of Birmingham “

Some people have just got it…? 

By Dr Tom Brownlee Photo Credit: Diego PH on Unsplash A lot of the students I interact with are interested in working in elite sport. Through the opportunities we’ve put together at the University and our extensive network, we’re able to facilitate this in the form of placements. Over the years I’ve often been told … Continue reading “Some people have just got it…? “

Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Students Involved in the International Blind Sports Federation World Games

By Caroline White The University of Birmingham has hosted the International Blind Sports Federation World Games from the 18thth to the 27th of August.  Multiple sports have been played, from tennis, football, showdown, archery and goal ball, to name but a few.   Twelve students from our physiotherapy programmes, pre-registration and post-graduate, have supported the medical team … Continue reading “Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Students Involved in the International Blind Sports Federation World Games”

GSSPP’s Empowering Training Week: Elevating 2nd Year Students through Applied Practice  

Written by Daniel Lothian    We’re thrilled to share the incredible highlights from the recent training week here at The University of Birmingham, organized by the Graduate School of Sport and Professional Practice (GSSPP). This immersive week was exclusively for our 2nd-year undergraduate students who will undertake an applied work placement in the coming academic year. … Continue reading “GSSPP’s Empowering Training Week: Elevating 2nd Year Students through Applied Practice  “