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Train like a Warrior
Our Sport and Exercise scientists will be heading to Liverpool World Museum alongside the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition on Saturday 14 July with an event titled: ‘Train Like a Warrior’ This special event will compare modern day training techniques to the ones used by the Terracotta Warriors using expertise from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) Head of Strength and Conditioning Carl Langan-Evans with advice from Dr Xin Liu, international historian, at the LJMU History Department. As well as seeing demonstrations facilitated by Britain’s leading sports scientists, you will have the chance to test out your own strength and fitness. Find out more about this event.
World Cup fever
Look out for our experts from the Football Exchange commenting in the media around the World Cup this June and July. Follow @LJMUfootball for all the latest from the team who are also celebrating 20 years since the Science and Football degree started at LJMU – the first in the world! Look up #SandF20 to see what’s happened so far this year. Our Features section contains an interview with Dr Martin Littlewood Head of the Football Exchange on this project.
Look out for F2FSS with the Society for Endocrinology at Big Bang North West on 10 July 2018.
LJMU hosts first National Co-ordinating Centre for the Public Engagement Ambassadors event
LJMU hosted this event in April on behalf of the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement which saw 15 Ambassadors from the Midlands and the North attend to share ideas and experiences for public engagement. Dr Zoe Knowles who leads Face to Face with Sports Science hosted the event and is herself a NCCPE Ambassador. Laura Steele, a representative from the NCCPE, noted how fantastic it was for colleagues to meet their peers and share best practice, drawing inspiration from LJMU’s public engagement activities.