The SSES participates in a European Union project to recruit Young Leaders to develop European Sport Project Management skills
A team 24 Young Leaders from across Europe will be recruited for sport project management training
Congratulations to Bruno Smirmaul, who has recently completed the final presentation of his Masters degree at the University of Campinas in Sao Paulo. Bruno spent 8 months with SSES between January and August last year working closely with Professor Sam Marcora and current PhD student Luca Angius.
On behalf of the department we would like to congratulate Bruno and wish him all the best for the future.
Dr Mark Burnley, lecturer at the University of Kent discusses doping and sport on The Pod delusion (starts 24min 18sec in).
The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences staff will be providing physiological testing to cyclists at the London Bike Show at the ExCel from 17th-20th January.
The London Bike Show is the UK's premier cycling exhibition and in 2012 attracted over 85,000 people, ranging from recreational to professional cyclists, coaches and general enthusiasts.
Brian Minikin Sports Management lecturer at SSES will present at the research seminar held at 1pm today in room G4:04. His topic will be on "Assessing the readiness of national sporting bodies to undertake the business of sport".
Dr. Sakis Pappous recently returned from Lagos where he attended the 2012 EKO Seminar at the 18th Nigerian National Sports Festival. Sakis presented alongside Danny Jordaan, the Chief Executive Officer of the 2010 South Africa World Cup and Ganda Sithole, the Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Development at the IOC.
Sakis discussed the Olympic legacy with regards to both the 2004 Athens Games, for which he worked on the Greek Organising Committee and the 2012 London Games.
Many thanks to Nik Diaper (EIS Head of Sports Science and Sports Medicine for the Paralympic Sports) who gave a guest lecture at the University on Monday. Nik presented a brief evaluation of Team GB at the 2012 Paralympics and discussed the support delivered to members of the Paralympic team.
Professor Sam Marcora was one of the chief speakers at the XXI Congress of the Italian Association of Medics in Cycling recently held in Italy. The conference, which was held over two days, discussed current topics in sports medicine and sports science applied to competitive cycling.
Professor Samuele Marcora was one of the key speakers at the recent European Respiratory Society seminar held in one of Europe's largest and oldest hospitals in Paris, France on November 8-9 2012. The topic of the seminar was Dyspnoea Multidimensional and Multidisciplinary and its primary aim was to share state-of-the art advances on the multidimensional and multidisciplinary aspects of dyspnoea.