Success for Nottingham students at sports science annual meeting

A total of 82 young and emerging scientists presented to an international audience in Germany under two categories: oral presentations (10 minutes) and mini oral presentations (three minutes). Andrew Hale and Joseph Bass took fourth and fifth place respectively in the oral presentations, taking home prizes of €1,000 and €500 each. Matthew Brook was awarded […]

Daily movement programme has positive impact on children’s learning

The participating children also improved their overall levels of physical development from the 32nd percentile to the 50th (an improvement of approximately 18 percentile points) bringing them back in line with scores for children of the same age established in 2007. A child’s physical development level impacts their ability to complete simple tasks such as sitting still, […]

Professor Vicky Tolfrey receives International Paralympic Committee award

For nearly two decades Professor Tolfrey, Professor of Applied Disability Sport at Loughborough University and Director of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport, has sought ways to apply sports science to para athletes who have been training for the international stage. Professor Tolfrey will be presented with the 2017 IPC Paralympic Scientific Award in […]

Funding boost to support patient and public involvement in research

The School is working with one of ten patient and public involvement (PPI) groups to be awarded funding from the East Midlands Academic Health Sciences Network (EMAHSN). The funding aims to help promote patient, carer and public involvement in healthcare delivery and health research across the region. The bursary awarded to the ‘Physical Activity Behaviour […]

Participants needed for protein supplementation and exercise training study

The purpose of this study is to see if combining protein supplementation and exercise training results in greater changes to markers of heart health, when compared to exercise training alone. We are looking for healthy men and women, aged between 20-60 years, to take part in this study. We are looking for individuals who do […]

Participants needed for workplace health support study

The purpose of the study is to undertake research that has the potential to improve and lengthen the working lives of people affected by long-term health conditions, including heart and lung disorders, cancer, musculoskeletal problems, anxiety, depression, stress, diabetes, and other conditions. Existing research shows that people with long-term health conditions are at higher risk […]

Webinar: Exercise guideline development for adults with a spinal cord injury

In this webinar, Jan will use the context of spinal cord injury to look at the overarching process of knowledge translation. He will talk about the application of the Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation (AGREE-II) process – the internationally accepted gold standard for developing and reporting clinical practice guidelines – and expand on the […]

Can you spend 5 minutes a day to help with osteoporosis and osteoarthritis research?

The study involves five minutes of daily exercise, in your home, for six months. You will be invited to the NCSEM-EM at Loughborough University for MRI scans of your joints and a DXA scan providing information on bone strength. We will monitor any changes that occur and measure the effect of the exercise programme. Our previous […]

Participants wanted for new prediabetes screening study

The study will last seven weeks and participants will be asked to attend up to four appointments at the NCSEM-EM on the Loughborough campus. Between the first two appointments, participants will be asked to wear two devices to measure their physical activity levels. Between the second and final appointment, participants will be asked to wear two […]

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