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BUCS Nationals 2019 | Friday Roundup | Golden start for the University of Nottingham

The first day of competition in the hotly anticipated 2019 BUCS National Championships did not disappoint. Following a short trip up the motorway from Nottingham, it was down to business for some of the 148 athletes who will compete at the Championships for the University of Nottingham over the next few days. Over the course …

#GreenandGold gear up for BUCS Nationals 2019 | Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February

The Annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships are back for 2019, this weekend. The action has returned to Sheffield for three action packed days of student sport bringing together individual BUCS Championship events which take place across the city at venues including the English Institute of Sport and Ponds Forge International Sports …

BUCS Nationals | Team Behind the Team

This weekend, 15 16 & 17 February the University of Nottingham will be taking over 140 athletes to Sheffield to compete for the #GreenandGold at BUCS Nationals. The athletes will be competing in swimming, athletics, judo, fencing, karate, climbing and badminton. We caught up with our Sports Injury Clinic physiotherapist, Rory, who will be supporting …

Shin splints- the name itself is enough to strike fear into any athlete- but what is it?

Most people who have experienced pain down their shins are likely to either self-diagnose or be told by their GP that they have shin splints, but this is a very vague umbrella term, and can encompass a number of different causes.  The term “shin splints”, or “exercise induced leg pain,” can be broken down into …

5 ways to keep your New Year’s Resolutions with UoN Sport

We know how difficult it is to complete your new year’s resolutions, especially when exams come straight after the festive period! UoN Sport would like to help you make 2019 the best year yet! Be inspired If your New Year’s resolution is to keep fit or increae your weekly activity, don’t rely on the same …

Top 10 moments of 2018!

UoN Sport hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We can’t wait to see what the year ahead has in store, so we thought now is a great time to reflect on some of our achievements from 2018.  1.    Nottingham declared International and Sports University of the Year The University of Nottingham …

Sport in Schools Case Study Squash

For the final week of University term, I joined Helen Walker and Hollygirt School for their weekly squash session held at the University. These squash sessions, which started in November, are run as part of the Leadership Academy Sport in School programme led by students. Sport in Schools is one of the programmes provided by …

Top 5 Reasons to add group exercise to your weekly routine

Every single class we run is free for our UoN sports and fitness members. With over a hundred classes every week on our timetable why not give one a try? You’ve got nothing to lose and a lot to gain, read this blog to see just some of the benefits of adding a group exercise …

UoN welcomes 60 primary school girls to David Ross Sports Village for the Christmas Futsal Festival

As part of the University of Nottingham FA Grassroots Hub project, on Friday 7th December, David Ross Sports Village welcomed over 60 primary school girls from around Nottingham to take part in a Christmas Futsal Festival. Delivered by the UoN Women’s Football and Futsal Club, many of the participants experienced their first experience of Futsal. …

University of Nottingham Sport welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day

On Sunday 9th December University of Nottingham Sport and the University Swimming Club in partnership with elite swimming club Nova Centurion, welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day. The aim of the day was to showcase the University, sports facilities and para-swimming programme to prospective students and their families. The day was hosted …