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News: July 2019

Get in the Endurance Zone! EEG neurofeedback improves cycling performance

Francesca Mottola, a PhD researcher from the School of Sport Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University, has won second prize in the Young Researchers award at the FEPSAC International Congress for her innovative work on neurofeedback and exercise performance. 

Publication date: 31 July 2019

Ground breaking work between the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences and the ECB supports England’s high performance cricket

The cricket season is in full swing (no pun intended), the England men have just won the world cup and enter their battle for the ashes as favourites!  England cricket is in a good place, Why? Perhaps because behind the scenes the ECB see the value in science and their drive for science and evidence based practice is high.

Publication date: 31 July 2019

Unearthing England’s Next World Cup Stars

Whilst the ecstasy of England’s recent World Cup success of the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is still fresh in the mind, efforts to prepare the next generation of England cricketers for future success are already well underway at Bangor University.

Publication date: 29 July 2019

Jessica converts passion for sports into rugby research

A student who applied to study at Bangor University through the UCAS Extra service after changing her chosen area of study graduates today with First Class honours.

Publication date: 17 July 2019

Using ‘self-talk’ as part of your endurance sport training? Here’s what you need to know

New research suggests how you can get the edge over your competitors in endurance sport

You have probably caught yourself muttering some encouragement to yourself, perhaps when you were  facing a particularly difficult physical challenge, or experiencing some sort of stress; “Come on, you can do this!” or “I know I can do this!”

Sports psychologists have now found that speaking to yourself in the second person: “You need to dig deep!”, is actually more effective than  speaking to yourself in the first person, “I need to dig deep!”

Publication date: 9 July 2019