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More needed to protect our sportspeople from brain injury say Birmingham experts

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Two University of Birmingham academics are calling for more research to be carried out looking at how the brains of sportspeople – including children – react when they receive a blow to the head.
School taking part in the 2014 British Science Festival

School taking part in the 2014 British Science Festival

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Staff from the School will be taking part in the 2014 British Science Festival being held at the University of Birmingham. Our session, entitled "Not enough exercise, too much stress: The curse of modern living" will combine the School's traditional strengths in Exercise Physiology and Behavioural Medicine to provide the public with an engaging and interactive discussion on how exercise and psychological stress affects their health.
Training Study in Sport and Exercise Science

Training Study in Sport and Exercise Science

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An expert exercise physiology research group from the University of Birmingham plan to guide participants through a 10-week leg resistance training programme in order to observe the importance of rest-interval duration on muscle growth.
Swim coach has a hole lot of love for the city's newest pool

Swim coach has a hole lot of love for the city's newest pool

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A swimming coach at the University of Birmingham finally got chance to get into a 50m pool in the city this week after 30 years of pining for one – although he'll have to wait a little while longer for the taps to be turned on.
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