News and Events - School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Find us on facebook Find us on facebook

Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Twitter

Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.

NewsRSS FeedAtom Feed

Athletes suspend morality to pursue sporting success - study
Athletes suspend morality to pursue sporting success - study
Description
Ruthless sportspeople often suspend their sense of right and wrong when they step onto the field of play – viewing sport as a different world where they jettison responsibility to act in a moral way.
Date:
25/10/2019
Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast – new research
Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast – new research
Description
Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Date:
18/10/2019
University success at UK-Korea Partnering Award 2019
University success at UK-Korea Partnering Award 2019
Description
Drs Sang-Hoon Yeo, Ned Jenkinson, Raymond Reynolds and Sam Lucas win UK-Korea Partnering Award 2019.
Date:
14/10/2019
Irony and humour keep teenage #gymlads healthy on social media
Irony and humour keep teenage #gymlads healthy on social media
Description
Teenage boys rely on social media to access information about living a healthy lifestyle – but rather than being victims of online harms, the majority are able to use humour, irony and banter to navigate social media.
Date:
09/10/2019
Breath-holding technique could improve outcomes for radiotherapy patients
Breath-holding technique could improve outcomes for radiotherapy patients
Description
A technique that will enable cancer patients to hold their breath during prolonged bouts of radiotherapy treatment has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
20/09/2019
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
Displaying 1 to 10 of 115
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next

Seminars & Events

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
Undergraduate Open Day
Undergraduate Open Day
Date
26/06/2020
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
Undergraduate Open Day
Undergraduate Open Day
Date
27/06/2020
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
Categories:
Open Day
Undergraduate Open Day
Undergraduate Open Day
Date
12/09/2020
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
Undergraduate Open Day
Undergraduate Open Day
Date
17/10/2020
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
Displaying 1 to 5 of 5

School tweets

Browser does not support script.