School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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Media centre

Loughborough University School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is highly active in world class research with staff engaged in wide-ranging fields of interest.

Below, you will find links to our growing collection of videos, giving you an insight into the breadth of research and expertise within the School, as well as the wealth of opportunities and experiences we open up for our students. For journalists and broadcasters seeking Loughborough experts in particular fields, please visit the Loughborough University Media Centre where you can also download HD videos and find other resources such as blog posts and press releases.

SSEHS Year In Review

A look back at some highlights of 2018/2019 in this special video

Hot Suit

Sven Hoekstra and Dr Christof Leicht explain a new bodysuit to improve disabled patients' health

Spinal cord injuries

Prof Vicky Tolfrey talks about newly developed exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injuries

Honorary graduate: Dan Greaves

Paralympic champion Dan Greaves named as an honorary graduate at the 2018 Loughborough University graduation ceremonies.

Internship - Caroline Tarnowski

Caroline tells us about her year working with the Gatorade Sport Science Institute

Internship - Bryany Cornish

Bryany talks about her placement year with Leicester-shire and Rutland Sport

Internship - Mollie Drew

English and Sport Science student Mollie talks about her placement year with the British Army

Internship - Kayleigh McLellan

Kayleigh tells us about her placement year working with Great Ormond Street Hospital

PGCE Internship - Laura Mills

Laura Mills tells us about her PGCE internship with Castle Donington College

MSc in Exercise As Medicine

Programme director Dr Dale Esliger talks about this exciting new postgraduate offering

Back injuries in fast bowlers

Study from Loughborough sport scientists seeking to want to prolong the career of cricket's fast bowlers

Health Trinity

Dr Iuliana Hartescu shares a guide to mastering the Health Trinity.

Self-control and fitness goals

Dr Ian Taylor provides a guide to maximising willpower to ensure you stick to your New Year's resolutions.

The perfect fitness tracker

Fitness technology expert Dr James Sanders provides tips for selecting the right wearable fitness tracker

Get a better night's sleep

Professor Kevin Morgan provides expert advice on how to sleep better at night.

New Year's resolutions

Sport Psychologist Dr David Fletcher on keeping your New Year's resolutions

How effective is HIIT?

Dr James King assesses the most effective ways to lose weight in the new year

Christmas dinner for athletes

Dr Stephen Mears looks at how elite athletes should approach the festive period when it comes to food.

Alcoholidays and sleep

Professor Kevin Morgan on the risks of holiday drinking

Human Biology at Loughborough

Professor Noel Cameron talks about the Human Biology degree course at Loughborough.

Biomechanical testing

Academics at Loughborough University are helping elite wheelchair tennis players to reach new levels through biomechanical testing.

Forest School research

Forest School can develop early learning skills

Performing in front of a home crowd

Dr David Fletcher explains how athletes mentally prepare for the distractions and emotion of a home crowd

How athletes cope psychologically

Dr David Fletcher explains how athletes can prepare for high pressure situations

What makes Usain Bolt great?

Dr Sam Allen on what makes Usain Bolt the greatest sprinter of all time

Richard Whitehead's technique

Loughborough Sport Biomechanist Dr Barry Mason analyses the paralympian's running technique

Facing dementia together

Professor Eef Hogervorst talks about Loughborough research around dementia.

Daily movement programme

Study finds that daily movement programme has positive impact on children’s learning

Chris Boardman

Physiological testing critical for Rio athletes

A-Level Advice

Dr David Fletcher on overcoming A-Level disappointment

Dr David Fletcher

Think like an Olympian on A-Level results day

Movement for learning

Exercises to improve early development and learning

Dr Dale Esliger

Is there still a place for fitness wearable tech

NCSEM opening

Sir Steve Redgrave opens the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at Loughborough University

Child feeding research

Drs Emma Haycraft and Gemma Witcomb are psychologists with special interest in child feeding.

Loughborough Psychology

This video highlights some of the facilities and applied research conducted at Loughborough Psychology

Placement opportunities

The School gives undergraduate students the chance to undertake an employability-boosting year-long placement

Introducing NCSEM

A short introduction to the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at Loughborough University

The problem with football 'agents'

Expert comment from Dr Serhat Yilmaz

Wheelchair athletics

Dr Vicky Tolfrey discusses about her research focused around Para athletes.

Measuring activity levels

Dr Stacy Clemes talks about her research.

Musculoskeletal biology

Professor Mark Lewis describes musculoskeletal biology research at Loughborough.

Exercise metabolism

Dr David Stensel talks about research into appetite regulation and risk factors for cardiovascular disease

Genetic analysis of human diseases

Dr Sarabjit Mastana talks about his research.