Olympic experts in the media
19 July 2012
Professor Keith George, Head of LJMU’s Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES), was interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside on the subject of how sport and exercise sciences has impacted on elite athletes leading up to London 2012.
The interview is available for seven days at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00vgx8q (1 hour 51 mins in)
The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences was also mentioned in today’s Times Higher Education magazine. This was in relation to the Podium Awards they received for outstanding research into elite sporting performance. Podium is a government-funded body set up to promote university engagement with the Olympics.
The 'Perceptual-cognitive mechanisms underpinning expert performance in Olympic shooting' research won a Silver Medal in the 'RCUK Council Award for Exceptional Research Contribution' categpry. Additionally 'Face to Face with Sports Science' was awarded a Bronze Medal for the 'Get Set Award for Inspiring Outstanding Learning through the London 2012 Games'.
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