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Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
Description
The UK's top doctors are recommending over-65s take up dancing, bowls or even activities like tai chi to help stave off injury and illness in old age.
Date:
11/09/2019
It's never too late to start exercising, new study shows
It's never too late to start exercising, new study shows
Description
Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age, according to new research.
Date:
30/08/2019
Ellena Gilson: My eye-opening physiotherapy placement in Zambia
Ellena Gilson: My eye-opening physiotherapy placement in Zambia
Description
Ellena is a 3rd year physiotherapy student from the University of Birmingham. She recently travelled to Lusaka, Zambia on a four-week physiotherapy placement.
Date:
13/08/2019
Course helps teachers understand the impact of social media on young people's health and wellbeing
Course helps teachers understand the impact of social media on young people's health and wellbeing
Description
An online course designed to help teachers better understand young people's uses of social media and how it influences their health and wellbeing is being launched at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/08/2019
Young Investigator Award Success at ECSS
Young Investigator Award Success at ECSS
Description
Ciara O'Brien and Grace Tidmarsh, PhD students within SportExR, won prizes in the highly competitive Young Investigator Awards competition at the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) Congress in Prague this month.
Date:
30/07/2019
Could a Mediterranean diet and exercise reduce dementia risk?
Could a Mediterranean diet and exercise reduce dementia risk?
Description
Birmingham researchers are searching for volunteers to take part in a new study to see if eating a Mediterranean-style diet and being more physically active could improve brain function and reduce dementia risk.
Date:
21/06/2019
Andy Sanderson wins Michael O'Rourke prize for PhD Publication
Andy Sanderson wins Michael O'Rourke prize for PhD Publication
Description
Andy Sanderson, PhD student within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, has won the 2019 Michael O'Rourke prize for the best PhD Publication from the College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Date:
21/06/2019
Exciting opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapist
Exciting opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapist
Description
Exciting opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapist
Date:
17/06/2019
SportExR research contributes to new toolkit from UK's leading independent voice for young people's health
SportExR research contributes to new toolkit from UK's leading independent voice for young people's health
Description
Research from SportExR on improving health and employment outcomes for homeless youth has contributed to the toolkit "Closing the employment gap for young people"
Date:
28/05/2019
Working with Industry at the University of Birmingham for positive impact
Working with Industry at the University of Birmingham for positive impact
Description
Collaborative partnerships between all sizes and sectors of industry and the University of Birmingham to drive successful outcomes
Date:
24/05/2019
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Seminars & Events

Undergraduate Open Day
Undergraduate Open Day
Date
19/10/2019
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
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Open Day
Postgraduate Open Day
Postgraduate Open Day
Date
23/11/2019
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
Categories:
Open Day
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