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Keep calm and study on

As results day looms large, Leeds Met BA (Hons) English Literature graduate, Corey Evans, offers his thoughts on how to stay calm and think positively before receiving your exam results.  Professor Jim McKenna then stresses the importance of getting a good night's sleep before results day, whilst Stewart Harper offers advice if results don't go your way.

Professor James McKenna
 Stewart Harper

Analysing the role of stress in elite sport

In this post, Dr Faye Didymus from the Carnegie Faculty assesses the impact of stress in professional sport, following the news that England's Jonathan Trott has left the Ashes tour of Australia because of a long-standing stress-related condition. Batsman Trott scored 19 runs in two innings during England's first Test defeat and struggled against the bowling of Mitchell Johnson.