UNSW sport

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The risk of injury when returning to sport after a period of inactivity is minimal if exercise is commenced gradually, says a UNSW expert

Matilda McDonell at Giants training lifting weights

With a drastic rule change entering Suncorp Super Netball, UNSW Law student and netballer Matilda McDonell and a UNSW Business School expert examine the physical and financial ramifications for the league.

Nick Smith

A strong connection is building between the two Sydney institutions, with seven current and former Swans now studying at UNSW.

Shadeene Evans - UNSW Indigenous Prep-program

UNSW Indigenous Pre-program student and soccer player, Shadeene 'Shay' Evans, has the world at her feet. But it is in her hometown of Borroloola where she still finds her inspiration.

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As part of UNSW’s Diversity Fest, a panel of elite Australian athletes took to the stage to discuss diversity and inclusion in the sporting landscape.

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Paralympian and Wimbledon champion Dylan Alcott, Rugby 7s Olympic gold medallist Ellia Green, former Australian Netball Diamond and Collingwood AFLW player Sharni Layton to lead flagship event.

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UNSW’s Dr Nicholas Apoifis is one of the co-founders of Coaching Unlimited, a program that aims to address a lack of sports coaching opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Marina Go

After a successful term leading the Wests Tigers, Marina Go is embracing new challenges with Australia’s premier women’s league.

social media

Social media offers elite athletes a shortcut to celebrity, but the price of a public persona can be too high for rising stars still finding their feet.

Why sporting culture is important to well-being

Being part of a sporting club is not just about the time spent on the field each week. A sense of belonging is just as important for members.

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