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If you want to know more about a particular course or subject, our online and on-campus subject events are a great opportunity to speak to lecturers and learn more about studying at WGU.

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Wednesdays, Monthly, 4-6pm

Education drop-in sessions

Are you looking at a career in education? Do you know that working with children and families is the future for you? Book in and see what it is like to be a student on our Education and Working with Children and Families programmes at Wrexham Glyndwr. Discover the range of courses and specialisms we have on offer and chat to our experienced academic team.

They will be able to answer questions about the structure of our full and part-time courses, entry requirements and any other queries you may have. All sessions will be held virtually, are on the first Wednesday afternoon of the month, and start at 4pm till 6pm.

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20 October 2021, 4-5pm

Nutritional Recovery After Acute Illness

Delivered by Vicky Davies. Nutrition plays an important role in recovery following sudden-onset illnesses, such as viral or bacterial infections. Rebuilding strength, stamina and appetite are common rehabilitation goals for those recovering from a range of acute illnesses, regardless of specific diagnosis.

Join us as Vicky discusses the different nutritional strategies that can be adopted to support the rehabilitation and recovery journey.

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A Woman eating
10 November 2021, 4-5pm

Implementing The 5C’s As A Vehicle For Interdisciplinary Cohesion

Delivered by Tom King. For the Sport Psychologist working in the professional football domain, it has become imperative to embed psychological skills training within the interdisciplinary context.

Join Tom to explore his experiences of working within professional football academies and the implementation of the 5C’s (Commitment, Communication, Concentration, Control, Confidence) programme, to promote a cohesive message of psychological support and increase engagement from all those involved in player development.

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Students in a football coaching lecture
24 November, 2021, 4-5pm

Getting To The Heart Of The Matter: Is Cardiac Rehab Effective?

Cardiac rehab has always been important for those who are suffering with heart disease but are those that take part in cardiac rehab doing enough exercise?

Join us as WGU lecturer, Chelsea Moore discusses exercise-based rehabilitation for cardiac patients. This webinar outlines the current exercise prescription and if it is effective in rehabilitating patients and how exercise fidelity has never been more important for determining if cardiac rehabilitation works.

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8 December, 2021, 4-5pm

Growth and Maturation Considerations in Football Player Development

This webinar will explore the theoretical and practical considerations of growth and maturation within player development.

The journey from being a child to an adult is filled with a huge amount of physiological, psychological, neurological and emotional changes. It will highlight and address some of those changes and their implication to the football environment and provide some considerations that coaches and practitioners can adopt within their own coaching environments. 

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Football coaching students
19 January, 2022, 4-5pm

Martial Science: Performance Enhancement In Ju Jitsu

Ju Jitsu requires vigorous and high impact training that increases with intensity as practitioners progress through the grades (Kyu/Dan). Establishing the appropriate level of training at each level can be challenging for coaches and instructors.

This webinar discusses how sports science can inform and support training to enhance fitness and combat performance for these high impact martial arts athletes. Join us as WGU lecturer, Jon Hughes discusses his experience of applying sport science to martial arts and self-defence training practice. 

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30 March, 2022, 4-5pm

Concussion in Sport and the Role of the Graduate Sport Rehabilitator

Delivered by Daniel Morris. The recognition and management of traumatic head injuries in sport have become a point of discussion in recent years. This relates to both career and post-career complications.

Join us with Daniel on the latest consensus on sport-related concussions. Daniel will also discuss the role of the Graduate Sports Rehabilitator with some key updates on the profession.

Sports injury rehab students in class