Family health behaviours during lockdown

Perhaps you’re eating more regularly as a family and exercising as a family too. These might be enjoyable experiences or stressful ones. Perhaps you consider your family “healthier” during lockdown or perhaps the opposite. We’re interested in all of these possible scenarios and no experience is deemed irrelevant. Participants will be invited to attend an […]

Sporting publication calls for academic input

European Sport Management Quarterly, is inviting academics to contribute to its upcoming COVID-19 special edition. Professor Paul Downward of Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences who edits the journal, has commissioned a special issue which is guested edited by Loughborough University London’s Institute for Sport Business’ colleagues Professor James Skinner and Professor Aaron C.T Smith. The edition will look at the […]

Research project to inspire sports coaches from disadvantaged communities

Researchers from Loughborough University have joined forces with charity Sporting Communities to help inspire the next generation of coaches from BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) backgrounds to be able to secure paid coaching roles. The project – which is currently being conducted remotely due to the coronavirus outbreak – will see Loughborough academics […]

How may coronavirus restrictions affect osteoarthritis risk in over 60s?

Researchers at Loughborough University are investigating how changes in physical activity are related to osteoarthritis development and symptoms. Benjamin Boxer PhD student in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and Dr Katherine Brooke-Wavell Senior Lecturer in Human Biology are conducting an online survey to understand this relationship. Being physically active has many benefits including improving […]

Global survey launched to measure changes in behaviour in response to COVID-19

A worldwide survey has launched with the aim of understanding how people’s attitudes and behaviours around coronavirus are impacted by official government actions and advice. The 20-minute questionnaire is being made available in 20 countries and in 40 languages and is part of a larger study survey – I-CARE (International Covid-19 Awareness and Responses Evaluation) – which looks at the […]

Active mile briefings launched

Academics at Loughborough University have partnered with Public Health England to produce a series of briefings on active mile school initiatives. In collaboration with Public Health England and funded by Research England, the briefings were prepared by Dr Anna Chalkley, and supported by Dr Jo Harris and Professor Lorraine Cale as well as Dr Lauren […]

Loughborough University supporting the country during COVID-19 pandemic

Staff members at Loughborough University have been supporting both the local community and the country by providing vital resources and research expertise during the COVID-19 crisis. Professor Mark Lewis, Dean of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, specialises in musculoskeletal biology and has been working closely with the Government to identify resources, equipment […]

Identity, aspirations and eating behaviours

Researchers at Loughborough University are investigating the association between  individuals, their goals and their eating behaviours and are looking for participants to complete a short two-part online questionnaire. It is hoped that the results of this study will provide insights that will enable further more detailed research into the important area of eating behaviour. It is […]

Conference postponed: From Science to Services

Rather than reschedule this year, we have decided to host the event on 29th April 2021.  The second joint conference between the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine and the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine will be taking place at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University. The conference From Science to […]

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