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Seminars & Events

Not enough exercise, too much stress: The curse of modern living

Date
07/09/2014 (15:30-17:00)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 7, Arts Building, University of Birmingham
Description
Staff from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences will be taking part in the 2014 British Science Festival being held at the University of Birmingham. Our session 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.
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School taking part in the 2014 British Science Festival
School taking part in the 2014 British Science Festival
Description
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.
Date:
21/08/2014
Training Study in Sport and Exercise Science
Training Study in Sport and Exercise Science
Description
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.
Date:
10/07/2014
Control of breathing during exercise
Description
Since 1996, 766 Sport and Exercise Sciences undergraduates have studied respiratory control with Dr Michael Parkes. Do you still remember the debates over how little is known about how breathing is controlled in exercise ( Guz, 1966, Wasserman 1986, Goodwin 1972)? Does it matter any more?!
Date:
07/07/2014
Russian confidence dealt a blow by Sochi Paralympics boycotts
Russian confidence dealt a blow by Sochi Paralympics boycotts
Description
Dr Jonathan Grix, Reader (Associate Professor) in Sport Policy and Politics in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, discusses the recent boycotts of the Sochi Paralympics in an article on The Conversation website.
Date:
10/03/2014
MRC/Arthritis Research UK Centre studentship
Description
Promotion of physical activity in middle aged and older adults with lower limb osteoarthritis
Date:
17/01/2014
Supportive texts help to keep you exercising
Supportive texts help to keep you exercising
Description
Research undertaken by Dr Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, of the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Florence-Emilie Kinnafick, of University of Northampton, has demonstrated that supportive regular text messages can help people who have just started exercising to stay motivated.
Date:
16/12/2013
New NHS Dance Injury Clinic Announced in Birmingham by National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science
Description
Following the success of the London clinic at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, on Friday 29 November 2013 the partners of the ground-breaking National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science (NIDMS) are announcing an agreement to establish the second ever NHS specialist dance injury clinic in Birmingham.
Date:
03/12/2013
Why stress in sport need not leave you stumped
Why stress in sport need not leave you stumped
Description
Following Jonathan Trott's decision to leave England's Ashes tour of Australia due to long-term stress related illness, Professor Nikos Ntoumanis gives his opinion of the critical role of stress and anxiety in sports.
Date:
28/11/2013
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