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6th December 2018
UK universities have been at the forefront of the most significant discoveries and pioneering changes of the last century - and the University of Chichester is centre stage of these developments. We’re celebrating the many ways in which Chichester has made a real difference to everyday lives with...
4th July 2018
In July 2018, two members of OPRG travelled to Dublin for the 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS). They were accompanied by 5 of their colleagues from the Institute of Sport. The congress is one of the largest European conferences, and boasts a multi-disciplinary...
1st July 2018
In connection with the 3rd International Conference on Physical Employment Standards (PES) the University of Chichester’s OPRG organised an Occupational Physiology Researcher Development Day. The day was well attended with over 70 registered attendees from over 10 different countries. The day...
12th June 2018
In June 2018, 7 members of the OPRG and professor Mark Williams travelled to Minnesota in Minneapolis for the 65th Annual Conference of Sports Medicine.  The team had the opportunity to present the groups research to one of the largest International Conferences on Sports Medicine. The team’s...
1st January 2018
Between the 28 November and 1 December 2017, 10 members of the Occupational Performance Research Group (OPRG) travelled to Melbourne, Australia to attend the 4th International Congress of Solider Physical Performance (ICSPP). During the conference they presented the groups research to an...
18th June 2017
Occupational themed fitness tests showcased at the Festival of Sport at the University of Chichester. As part of the Festival of Sport at the University of Chichester, the Occupational Performance Research Group (OPRG) organised and ran an occupational themed fitness testing station for local...
18th May 2017
In May 2017, nine members of the OPRG and Professor Mark Willems travelled to Denver for the 64th Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. This meeting is one of the largest international conference of sports medicine and exercise science. The OPRG team presented findings from...
26th September 2016
The National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU) has been working with Mark Rayson Consultants and the Occupational Performance Research Group to undertake a comprehensive review of physiological standards required for the nationally interoperable capabilities. This is the first comprehensive review...