School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

a leading department for research and teaching in sport


Inside Sports Science


Staff and students from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences will be running the interactive experiences. Sports scientists within the School have supported some of Great Britain's elite athletes and contributed to Olympics gold medals and World Championship performances, so bring your students to see what goes on behind the scenes with some of the greatest athletes in the world.



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Ultimately your pupils will experience the sports science and research that underpins athletic performance, which include:

  • Training and assessment

  • Heart and lung function

  • Nutrition and anti-doping considerations

  • Exercise and performance psychology

  • Performance biomechanics



Inside Sports Science includes workshops targeted at secondary school students (aged between 14 - 19) and can be booked by contacting sses-InsideSportsScience@kent.ac.uk. Download the Inside Sports Science leaflet.

Inside Sports Science YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1TzZu53yRbOYBsvQxK-TLg

To access activities for schools please use the following link: Welcome Trust - In the Zone

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Enquiries: 01634 888 808 or 01634 888 807 or email the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

Last Updated: 02/06/2015