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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
Learn from world-class sports teams with a fully funded MSc in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy
Description
The University of Birmingham, British Gymnastics, British Rowing and the English Institute of Sport have teamed up to offer two Chartered Physiotherapists an exciting opportunity.
Date:
07/07/2014
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
'Be Inspired' - Experience Studying and Playing Sport at the University of the Year
'Be Inspired' - Experience Studying and Playing Sport at the University of the Year
Description
We are delighted to announce the University of Birmingham's annual 'Be Inspired': Experience studying and playing sport at the University of the Year (previously our Sports Science Conference). 'Be Inspired' is delivered through a collaboration between UBSport, (the University's performance and participation sport and fitness provider) and the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.
Date:
07/04/2014
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
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