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Sport for Mental Health event

Laura Scoles, of Newman University, has been speaking about sport for mental health alongside SportEngland and the Department of Media, Culture and Sport. The Strengthening Mental Health Through Sport event aimed to promote our awareness of community sport in the build-up to Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Funded by Comic Relief,

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Football and Fasting

Dr Ibrahim Akubat, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Health at Newman University, has recently written a blog post that reflects on the challenges faced by fasting athletes, particularly professional footballers, during the holy month of Ramadan. “The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is observed by over 1.5bn Muslims worldwide. During

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Sports & Exercise Science Alumnus James Wareham’s Journey

We got to speak to Sports and Exercise Science Newman University graduate James about his journey from studying at Newman, to becoming a Personal Trainer and Online Coach. “I graduated with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science BSc in 2009 “Studying this degree made me realise that teaching wasn’t

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Newman University Alumni: Johnathan Smart’s story

Johnathan Smart studied Physical Education and Sport Sciences here at Newman University many years ago, graduating in 1998. We thought we’d see what he’s been up to since then! Since leaving Newman University I went straight into schools I have taught at 4 different primary schools in different parts of

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Real student stories

It’s All Kicking Off: The Rise of Womens Football at Newman

Written by Newman student Sarah Christie The England Women’s National team are ranked third in the world by FIFA and are currently battling their way through the knockout stages of the 2019 Women’s World Cup, being held in France. Women’s football has grown tremendously over the last ten years, with

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