Learn to win without the ball

Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student “Learn to win without the ball” This is the quote emblazoned across the wall of the state-of-the-art gym at the Panthers Rugby League Academy in Penrith. Underneath the quote are glass doors that frame one ofContinue reading “Learn to win without the ball”

Is your job causing you pain?

Written by Nikola Grayshon, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management graduate (2017) It’s no surprise poor posture can be a direct consequence of workplace habits. Regardless, the majority of working individuals continue to spend hours and days on end sitting in front of a computer screen. Thus there is a real need to reiterate the importanceContinue reading “Is your job causing you pain?”

How to make the most of first year when you’re studying sport and exercise

Written by Jarrod Cowley, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science graduate (2017) “Sport is a major part of my lifestyle. I can’t say I’ve regretted a single day of this course as it has furthered my knowledge and love for sport more than I would have thought possible.” Your first year of uni can beContinue reading “How to make the most of first year when you’re studying sport and exercise”

The science of sport performance analysis

Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student The sports industry is one of the most rapidly growing industries in the world, with an increased demand for high quality staff to deliver the best results for athletes and teams. No longer does the coachContinue reading “The science of sport performance analysis”

The sports psychology secrets of Olympians you can use at uni

Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student I once heard a leading Australian sports scientist say that the next frontier in sports science has nothing to do with the body. “Sports psychology,” he said, “is where most of our future medals will beContinue reading “The sports psychology secrets of Olympians you can use at uni”

The other side of sport

Written by Alana Leabeater, current UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student We hook our subject – a fellow classmate – into tubes and monitors, power up the computers and various other pieces of technology and monitor him as he starts to run on the treadmill. First slow.Continue reading “The other side of sport”