Leicester’s Hospitals’ online rehabilitation programmes made available to all

The offer from Leicester’s Hospitals comes during Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week (15-22 June 2020). Pulmonary rehabilitation is supervised exercise training, health education and breathing techniques aimed at people with a range of lung conditions. During the pandemic access to pulmonary rehabilitation for people with conditions such as COPD who have been classed as particularly vulnerable to […]

Loughborough academic contributes to groundbreaking literature on race, ethnicity and racism in sports coaching

‘’Race’, Ethnicity and Racism in Sports Coaching’ has been co-edited by Dr Steven Bradbury from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health and Sciences, and focuses specifically on how ‘race’, ethnicity and racism operate within the socio-cultural sphere of sports coaching. Featuring multi-disciplinary perspectives, the book is arranged into three thematic sections, addressing 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 […]

Practical ideas for helping children and babies with their physical development at home

A Loughborough University academic, Dr Janine Coates, has shared practical tips to help parents and guardians deliver physical development opportunities to children at home following the closure of nurseries and other childcare facilities. Dr Coates says, as well as keeping children’s mind active during this difficult time, it is important that parents remember to keep […]

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 […]

Loughborough academic publishes new sporting book

Dr Jamie Barker, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has co-authored a new book titled ‘The Psychology of Soccer’. The literature seeks to present a detailed understanding of the theories underpinning the psychological issues relating to soccer along with practical insights into effective psychological […]

Heat research from Loughborough featured in global triathlon guide

The document, titled ‘Beat the Heat’, has been written in cooperation with the International Triathlon Union, and the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise (UCRISE), to help triathletes, coaches and support teams by providing recommendations to optimise performance and minimise the occurrence of heat illness. Loughborough’s research stemmed from research assistant Ben […]

Public lecture: Can exercise help fight cancer?

Dr Fehmidah Munir will present at an NCSEM public lecture on exercise and cancer this March. Dr Munir is a Reader in Health Psychology and a registered Health Psychologist working at the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University. She has 15 years of experience working with those affected by cancer, their health […]

Public lecture: Type 2 diabetes reversal: fact or fiction?

Dr Baldry is a clinical academic and researcher working at the Leicester Diabetes Research Centre. As a registered Dietitian she has ten years of experience working in diverse ethnic communities, with all life stages and wide-ranging nutrition and dietetic needs. Dr Baldry is a specialist in weight and obesity management, focussed on metabolic, obesity-related chronic […]

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