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Exercise as Medicine teaching pioneered with medics

Exercise as Medicine teaching pioneered with medics

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With over a third of adults in the West Midlands insufficiently 'active' and an irrefutable evidence base regarding the benefits of physical activity, more than 350 third-year medical students will be educated on the health benefits of 'Movement as Medicine' by staff from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences this February.
China accused of state sponsored doping

China accused of state sponsored doping

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In case you missed it, one of China's most famous athletes, Wang Junxia has admitted doping in a letter she and other athletes wrote in 1998.
Is exercise enough as part of diabetes treatment?

Is exercise enough as part of diabetes treatment?

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Current exercise guidelines for type 2 diabetes patients offer no recommendations regarding goals for increasing fitness levels and are identical to recommendations given to all adults. Dr Thomas Solomon, EU Marie Curie Research Fellow in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, discusses his investigations into type 2 diabetes.

Ready, set, RUN!

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The University of Birmingham is set to host the annual Bud's Run and Bash in aid of Parkinson's UK.
Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour comes to University of Birmingham

Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour comes to University of Birmingham

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As part of its world tour in anticipation of the World Cup this autumn, the William Webb Ellis trophy made a stop at University Square on Sunday. The free event was aimed at local schools and rugby enthusiasts and gave them the opportunity to take photos with the famous silverware.
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