Public lecture: How to reshape your bones

The presentation explained how bone shape as well as density can affect risk of osteoporotic fracture, how bone size and shape continue to change over the lifecycle and how exercise can affect bone shape. It will also cover how a few hops a day can change your bones! Dr Katherine Brooke-Wavell researches effects of exercise […]

COVID-19 lifestyle education sessions

The four online evening sessions will look at a range of lifestyle factors and how they can influence an individual’s response to COVID-19. Topics covered will include: Introduction to the immune system Exercise and immune function Diet and immune function Exercise and immune function in cancer patients COVID-19 and obesity Exercise and weight management Diet […]

Event postponed: Swimming fast

Loughborough University academic Dr David Fletcher will form part of a panel of international experts at this unique event looking at the art and science of swimming fast. Dr Fletcher will be joined by Melanie Marshall Loughborough National Centre Lead Coach for British Swimming and 1988 100-metre breaststroke Olympic champion Adrian Moorhouse MBE for a […]

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis Internship Scheme 2020

The eight-week Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis Internship Scheme provides the opportunities to: obtain first-hand experiences of multi-disciplinary research environments in one or more of the Centre’s collaborative universities (Nottingham, Oxford, Loughborough, Southampton, Bath and Leeds) work alongside some of the UK’s leading medical and allied health researchers use state-of-the-art equipment […]

Exercise as medicine – seminars for GPs and healthcare professionals

The sessions will take place on Thursday 19 September and Thursday 26 September, 4-7pm, and will look at the role of physical activity in: Session 1 Weight management Glucose regulation Managing cardiovascular risk Healthy ageing Session 2 Mental health (depression and anxiety) Cancer survivorship Motivation and adherence (to physical activity) The role of technology in […]

NCSEM-EM academic makes the case for PE to be in the national curriculum

The paper presents the case for physical education becoming a core subject within the national curriculum in England alongside English, mathematics and science. Core subjects are generally considered to lay the foundation for learning in other subjects and, as a result, are generally advantaged in terms of their status, preparation for teaching, and their time […]

NCSEM-EM launches new postgraduate programme in exercise as medicine

The aim of the course is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to effectively promote the uptake of exercise, both as a prescriptive medicine and as preventative therapy. As the crucial role of exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of diseases and medical conditions is increasingly understood, and health practitioners […]

NCSEM-EM launches older adults resource with Public Health England

The resource has been designed to provide information about the benefits of physical activity for older adults and in particular those who are beginning to experience a decline in their physical function, referred to as those who are ‘in transition’. Older adults ‘in transition’ are those mainly over the age of 65 whose function is […]

5Cs framework launch event – Monday 27 November

The 5Cs framework focuses on the qualities and behaviours associated with commitment, communication, concentration, control and confidence and has been successfully employed with coaches and parents in youth academy football over several years. Attendees at the event will hear from Professor Chris Harwood about the 5Cs framework, its development and practical applications, as well as extensions […]

Promoting Health Behaviour Change training

The course is based on the concept of solution focused practice, which focuses on helping individuals discover how to achieve their goal(s) rather than trying to fix the problem(s) that they may currently have. This approach treats the patient/client as the expert on their own life. Practitioners ask questions to help them begin moving towards […]

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