New research to identify and tackle the barriers to a healthy active lifestyle among deprived and minority groups has been launched as part of a network of research institutions.
A new study aimed at improving mobility in older adults is being launched in Stoke-on-Trent, led by scientists at the University of Birmingham.
The University of Birmingham today announces the launch of five new major studies aimed at improving the prevention, treatment and management of type 1 diabetes – with a particular focus on children and young adults.
Physical activity among young people can be improved by well-designed and delivered online interventions such as 'exergames' and smartphone apps, new research shows.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are supporting a new programme designed to provide exercise-based rehabilitation for long-term health conditions.
Four doctoral students at the University of Birmingham are working alongside the research team at Rangers Football Club, designing projects to enhance training and technical skills development at the club.
Sport, physical activity and health organisations should keep using social media to deliver exercise classes and information on staying healthy even after pandemic restrictions have eased, according to new guidelines.
Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables – could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis
Older adults about to undergo elective surgery should undertake a sustained programme of targeted exercise beforehand to counteract the muscle-wasting effects of bedrest, new research suggests.
Elite athletes can be persuaded not to take banned substances – either by appealing to their sense of morality or educating them about the risks of using performance-enhancing drugs, according to a new study.
Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules which occur naturally in fruit and vegetables – can increase your mental agility, according to new research.
Providing support to help people with prediabetes make small changes to their lifestyle, diet and physical activity can almost halve the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.