Athletes using legal performance enhancing and medical sport supplements are more likely to dope than those using sport foods and superfoods, a new study reveals.
A home-based rehabilitation programme that could help thousands of heart failure patients to achieve a better quality of life has won a prestigious BMJ award.
Emerging data from across the world indicates that these lockdowns have resulted in reduced physical activity and increased sedentary time in society- guidance for healthcare professionals has been created.
New advice to help healthcare professionals promote exercise as a way of improving immunity has been launched by a team of medical experts and exercise scientists.
Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
How are people using social media to support their health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic? Researchers at the University of Birmingham are launching new study to find out.
NHS staff are being offered free training to deliver a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme to support heart failure patients affected by restricted access to cardiac rehabilitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Maria Kavussanu contributed to Consultation on Character and Sport
Drug therapies that help older adults maintain their skeletal muscle mass and physical function for longer could be a step closer after researchers identify a key mechanism driving the clearance of damaged mitochondria.
Eating more protein at breakfast or lunchtime could help older people maintain muscle mass with advancing age – but most people eat proteins fairly unevenly throughout the day, new research has found.
Cardiac rehabilitation programme shortlisted for BMJ award
Emotional fitness app Fika has captured a mental skills training programme created by the University of Birmingham, turning it into app-based workouts aimed at students UK-wide.