The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences has demonstrated the impact of its world-leading research, with work on respiratory care in athletes, sport mega events and disability sport. 75% of research impact case studies were assessed in the Research Excellence Framwork (REF) 2021 as world-leading (and 100% in the world-leading and internationally excellent categories).
The School’s overall Research Quality profile increased since the REF 2014, with over 85% of our research now assessed as world-leading and internationally excellent.
The School was also assessed to have published over 80% of its research papers in the highest categories.
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The University’s new Sports Clinic has officially opened.
In recognition of Men’s Health Week 2021 (14-20 June) and the need for men all of ages to maintain their health as they age.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that Tramadol will be banned for in-competition use in sport from January 2024. Dr Lex Mauger, led research that was pivotal to WADA’s decision.
Professor Glen Davison from Kent’s School of Sport and Exercise Sciences discusses how more research is needed to ensure future successes in women’s sport, and a truly level playing field.