5 questions about studying sport and exercise… with Tijana!

Written by Tijana Sharp, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science student 1. Why did you choose to study sport and exercise at UTS? I chose to study Sport and Exercise at UTS for the Moore Park campus. There was something about being tucked away from the rest of UTS, in a sporting hub inContinue reading “5 questions about studying sport and exercise… with Tijana!”

The road to research

By Georgia Brown, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) There’s never a dull moment in my house – between three daughters, a mother, father and a dog, you can imagine how loud it can be! Not only that, we are an active family – sport has been a huge part of my life. MyContinue reading “The road to research”

Excuses, excuses, excuses…

There’s no doubt that exercise is incredibly important for your physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing. We’ve heard about the benefits of exercise – but why is it so difficult to muster up the motivation to do it? The list of excuses is endless – and we’ve all been guilty of using one at some point toContinue reading “Excuses, excuses, excuses…”

My international year: what I learned about women’s sport in Argentina

Written by Alana Leabeater, UTS Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies student Argentina is a country driven by passion. Passion for food, dance, music and above all, for sport. But one area where passion is lacking is women’s sport – an underfunded, unimportant activity in the eyes of most Argentinians,Continue reading “My international year: what I learned about women’s sport in Argentina”

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”

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”

How to make it in the sport and exercise industry

UTS Careers today hosted an installment of The Job Truth Series, with leaders in the sport and exercise industry as panellists. The special guests included: Dr Andrew Walshe: Director of High Performance for Red Bull (Los Angeles) Matthew Jeffriess: Strength and Conditioning Coach and Rehabilitation Coordinator for the NRL Referees (Sydney) Michael Rennie: Strength andContinue reading “How to make it in the sport and exercise industry”