The London 2012 Olympics and the University of Essex.
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London 2012 and the University of Essex
The London 2012 Olympics was the biggest sporting event to be held in the
UK. Situated just 45 minutes from the main Olympic site, the University of
Essex offers some of the most advanced sporting facilities in the county and
is at the forefront of performance research. Our academics and staff were involved in research and educational initiatives linked to London 2012 plus events to promote the sporting legacy.
Expert advice and world-class facilities
Our Human Performance Unit
understands the pressures and demands of elite sports and works with leading
athletes to improve performance, whilst the
for Sports and Exercise is one of the leading academic institutions for
sports science research in the UK.
Find out more about how the university is at the
forefront of research and expertise relevant to the Olympics.
Building a sporting legacy
Nurturing up and coming sporting talent is something Essex has a proven track
record in - from the Future Stars Camp for Olympic and Paralympics hopefuls and
initiatives to encourage young people to be more active and lead a healthier
lifestyle, to our successful Sports Bursary scheme, allowing students to combine
academic and sporting achievements.
To find out more about our sporting expertise e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org,
telephone: +44 (0)1206 873246