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Former Student Brings Britain’s Basketball Stars Back to Brunel

A former Brunel student has returned to the university to put on a one day showcase fundraiser for British basketball.

Sam Neter, a first class Sport Sciences student who graduated in 2008, now runs leading UK basketball website Hoopsfix.com. On Sunday June 15 Neter, staged the inaugural Hoopsfix All-Star Classic in aid of the Hoopsfix Foundation – a newly-launched not-for-profit initiative dedicated to helping grow the game in the UK.

Research proves World Cup quality footballers are on the ball

By working with Gillette, the Football Association and professional players, Brunel researchers have discovered that top international sportsmen can anticipate an opponent’s actions as much as 80 milliseconds before they move.

Position for one full-time Physiology-related PhD studentship available

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Sport Sciences within the School of Sport and Education has consistently been highly rated in national league tables. This reflects a strong tradition in Sport coupled with significant recent investment in state-of-the-art sports and laboratory facilities for research and teaching. The School offers a vibrant mix of young researchers working alongside more experienced colleagues. Within Sport Sciences we have two research centres: the Brunel Centre for Sport Health and Wellbeing and the Centre for Sports Medicine and Human Performance.  As part of our vision for 2014/15 and beyond, we are looking to continue development in these areas.  We have one full-time Physiology-related PhD studentship available in the Centre for Sports Medicine and Human Performance (CSMHP) beginning 1st October 2014.

Brunel research published in The Journal of Physiology reveals new insights into the circulation and metabolism of the human brain during strenuous exercise

Brunel research published in The Journal of Physiology reveals new insights into the circulation and metabolism of the human brain during strenuous exercise.

Review finds homophobia an issue for LGBT communities who want to take part in physical activity

Brunel academics have completed a review, tackling homophobia ahead of Saturday 17 May - International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

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