News and Events from the School of Sport and Education
As part of the university-wide Transformational Change Project, a new Department of Education will be established on 1st August 2014. The Department of Education will be situated within the new College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences, a location intended to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and joint activity in teaching and research.
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.
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.