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5 people you will find at Alumni Sports Challenge

On Saturday 15th June, we will be welcoming Alumni back to University of Nottingham for the annual Alumni Sports Challenge. The day will include individual sports’ competitions run by student volunteers from our clubs as well as an opportunity to enjoy food and drink with fellow participants. Don’t fancy getting sweaty? Not a problem! Spectators …

Stay healthy during the exam period

At UoN Sport we understand that exam time is a roller-coaster of emotions, you might wake up super motivated but by 10am you’re struggling to concentrate and your week old washing up is more attractive to you than turning another page of your notes. If you get to that stage we advise you take regular breaks …

How to Keep Fit during the Month of Ramadan

University of Nottingham Sport will be extending their offer during Ramadan to accommodate for members who will be fasting over the next month. We will be offering extended opening times, 1-1 fitness programmes and guidance. One of our instructors, who is providing 1-1 fitness programmes during this month, has created some top tips on keeping …

Heads Up | It’s time to discuss concussion in sport

Following the incident this week at White Hart lane which saw Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sustain a serious head injury in the Champions League Semi-Final, it is a good time to talk about concussions. We spoke to University of Nottingham Sport Physiotheraspist, Desi Gillespie, for her insight into the protocol of assessment and to learn …

Six Reasons to Jump in the Pool and Go Swimming

It’s a full-body workout Forget balancing, chest and leg days around your busy schedule. Swimming is the perfect exercise for toning, as it works all your muscles, in one go, strengthening your arms, legs and core.   It is low impact and gentle on your joints Swimming is low impact on your joints, this makes …

Top 6 reasons to come back to Nottingham for Alumni Sports Challenge

On Saturday 15th June, we will be welcoming Alumni back to University of Nottingham for the annual Alumni Sports Challenge. The day will include individual sports’ competitions run by student volunteers from our clubs as well as an opportunity to enjoy food and drink with fellow participants. Don’t fancy getting sweaty? Not a problem! Spectators …

Concussion Clinic | A Patient’s Story

Following the launch of the weekly University of Nottingham Concussion Clinic, a current patient of the injury clinic came forward to tell her a story of recovery after a fall from a horse that resulted in concussion. “I was first diagnosed with light concussion in October 2017, when I fell off my horse whilst show …

Sports University of the Year 2019 | World Class Sporting Facilities

Back in September 2018, the University of Nottingham was proud to be awarded both International and Sports University of the Year for 2019 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide of the Year. In this series of written pieces, we will seek to focus on the different areas of our sporting offer that …

#NottsVarsity 2019 | UoN retain the Nottingham Varsity series title after taking 11-3 lead

In what has turned out to be a condensed edition of the Nottingham Varsity Series, with a frozen pitch having called off the fixtures due to played at the Nottingham Hockey Centre at the end of January. The action came thick and fast with 13 Varsity points up for grabs over an 8 day period …

Leaving Nottingham for summer? Take your Sport and Fitness membership with you

Did you know you can use your UoN Sport and Fitness membership when you leave Nottingham this summer? As a member of the BUCS Universal Gym’s you can go to your nearest participating gym without having to pay a penny. So there’s no need in paying membership fees to other gyms elsewhere, we’ve got you …