SPRU news

Dr Jordan Matthews
13th October 2016
Dr Jordan Matthews will be presenting his research on the ‘History of documentation of women in sport’ at the Africa Women and Sport Conference in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2016. Dr Matthews is part of an international research team who published a global research report on women and sport for...
Dr Neal Smith with BBC Radio 1
17th May 2016
THE science behind the perfect penalty kick has been revealed by senior lecturers of the University of Chichester as part of a BBC Radio 1 news feature. Academics of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which is part of the University's Institute of Sport, disclosed the secrets of a...
31st March 2016
GB triathlete, Dan Winkworth, has been working with experts at the University of Chichester’s Sport Performance and Rehabilitation Unit (SPRU) as part of his training for “the toughest footrace on earth”. The Marathon des Sables is a 156 mile ultra-marathon in the heat and sand of the Sahara...
Dr Neal Smith
29th February 2016
THE science behind cutting-edge technological innovations is the subject of a new ITV series which will this week feature a researcher from the University of Chichester. Primetime programme It’s not rocket science, which will be broadcast on Tuesday 1 March, focuses on the work of Dr Neal Smith, a...
D rSam Blacker
12th February 2016
AN ACADEMIC from the University of Chichester has recently returned from successfully presenting a paper on physical performance testing for demanding occupations at the Second International Conference on Physical Employment Standards in Alberta, Canada. Dr Sam Blacker from the University of...