School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

We are interested in finding new ways to understand and support the physical activity/sport needs of individuals and communities ranging from: children to older people, elite athletes to sedentary adults, and healthy participants to those recovering from injury or living with chronic diseases.

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Posted 23 May 2016

Control of Movement and Active Ageing Open Day

Are you interested in learning about the control of movement and the ability to remain active in older age? We would like to invite you to an open day at the School of Sports Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences on Tuesday the 21 of June 2016 from 10:20am (registration opens at 9:30) to 3:30pm.

Posted 12 May 2016

Prolonged breath holds of over five minutes could help in targeted radiotherapy

Researchers at the University of Birmingham working with clinical teams at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have successfully shown for the first time that breast cancer patients can be trained to achieve single prolonged breath holds of over five minutes, opening the door for targeted radiotherapy to be administered with just one dose in each daily session.

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