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Post workout rehydration: which drink fares the best?

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Which drink should we reach for after a hard work-out? Exercising in a hot environment leads to dehydration, so we need to consume fluids in the post-exercise period in order to replenish the fluid lost through sweating. For optimal rehydration, is it necessary to consume a sports drink, or are other drinks as good? Dr Andy Blannin (Senior Lecturer in Exercise Metabolism) looks at this issue with Professor Alice Roberts (Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham) on Britain's Favourite Foods: Are They Good For You? (21:00, Tuesday 14 April, BBC2).
Sport Policy Centre Launch Review

Sport Policy Centre Launch Review

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The launch event for the Sport Policy Centre was a rich evening of debate, this article contains highlights from the evening including an infographic and soundclips.

Birmingham's newest sports centre reaches the top

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Construction of the University of Birmingham's new sports centre hit new heights this week as the building was officially 'topped out' on Wednesday (March 4).
Sporting bodies must up their game in the fight against doping

Sporting bodies must up their game in the fight against doping

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From Ben Johnson to Lance Armstrong, with countless others in-between, there has been no shortage of high-profile doping scandals to shake the sporting world in recent decades.
What's in a name? Your chance to honour one of the region's sporting stars

What's in a name? Your chance to honour one of the region's sporting stars

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Help name the gym in the University's new £55 million sports centre
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