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Get ready for Welcome Week and your year at UoN Sport

What will Welcome Week 2021 look like? University of Nottingham Welcome Week looks very different to last year, spanning two weeks from 20th September to 1st October, with a whole host of events you can get involved with! UoN Sport will be hosting Welcome Fair at David Ross Sports Village, where you will get the …

The Nottingham Games 2021 Roundup

Sunday 13th June saw an exciting one-day competition played out: The Nottingham Games. The day saw 16 fixtures take place at both David Ross Sports Village (UoN) and Lee Westwood Sports Centre (NTU), 7 of which were livestreamed and gained over 10,000 views from UoN watchers alone!   University of Nottingham dominated the Games to …

UoN Men’s and Women’s Basketball to compete in The Nottingham Games this Sunday

Since 2004, each year the University of Nottingham competes against Nottingham Trent University in the Varsity series. Basketball was one of the founding Varsity sports and is always very competitive and exciting to watch! Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, this year both universities were unable to deliver a traditional Varsity series in Term 2. …

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Returning to Sport Post-Lockdown: Things to Consider

These next few weeks and months will [hopefully] see us transition out of lockdown and back into the lifestyles and culture we crave. While we might feel like passengers on this roadmap to recovery, we can be in the driver’s seat for one thing: how we mentally and physically prepare ourselves for returning to our …

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What is the Wings for Life World Run?

So, you’ve signed up to the Wings for Life Warm Up 10K challenge on the UoN Sport Moves+ app, and you could be in with winning an entry into the Wings for Life World Run, but what actually is it? Well, it is a race unlike any other- there is no set distance…   About …

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The top 5 mental health benefits of exercise

Your mind and body are closely linked, so if your body feels better, there is a good chance your mind will too. There is no doubt that COVID-19 has had an impact on everyone’s lives, both physically and mentally, so here are our Top 5 tips on how to improve your mental health through exercise …

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Which wearables and apps work with UoN Sport Moves+?

Did you get a new wearable fitness tracker for Christmas? Or do you just want to get the most out of your wearable and earn points as you go? The UoN Sport Moves+ app can be synced with a number of smart watches and fitness apps, so here is a definitive guide to which ones …

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The top 5 ways that connecting with friends can help you make the most of Moves+

So you’ve downloaded Moves+ and connected your wearable, but what next? Connecting with your friends, team members or colleagues might give you the motivation you need to get active and make the most of the Moves+ app!   Friends can hold you accountable Ever wanted to cancel your fitness class and stay in bed, but you can’t because you are …

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