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An interactive 2-hour workshop on what it takes to be the World and Olympic 5km and 10km champion. Students will learn about the physiological determinants of endurance performance before conducting and participating in a range of physiological tests important for successful endurance performance. at Higher Horizons+

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Can We Find the Next Mo Farah? Sport Science Taster Day

University event offered by Higher Horizons+

Event Summary:

An interactive 2-hour workshop on what it takes to be the World and Olympic 5km and 10km champion. Students will learn about the physiological determinants of endurance performance before conducting and participating in a range of physiological tests important for successful endurance performance.

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Why:
Do your students love sport but are not are as motivated by science? Why not bring them to this workshop to help them convert their passion for sport into an interest in science. It could inspire them to pursue and exciting future career to find the next Mo Farah.

Where:
Sport and Exercise Laboratories at Staffordshire University – Stoke Campus

When:
Usually on Wednesdays, but can be flexible

Number of students:
15 – 20 maximum

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at our institution. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

5

Institution Profile:

Higher Horizons+
Visit higherhorizons.co.uk to find out more and book exciting new outreach initiatives for your school.

Higher Horizons+ has been funded by the Office for Students for the next two years to deliver collaborative outreach in target areas of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire. The Programme aims to encourage young people to think about their future educational progression and double the number of young people from under-represented groups progressing to university by 2020.

How much will the new Outreach Activity cost your school?
All activity delivered by Higher Horizons+ is funded by the government, via the Office for Students, including transport costs. We also have bursaries available to help cover the cost of cover supervisors in school when you attend our outreach events off site.

How to get in touch
If you would like to find out more about the programme and request activity you can contact us via:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01782 734238
Website: higherhorizons.co.uk

Can my students sign up for programmes directly?
The Unify Summer School, for Year 10s, is learner sign up. They can access information here: higherhorizons.co.uk/unify

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