Heated suit simulates exercise benefits for people unable to take part in physical activity
Scientists are testing a heated suit which replicates some benefits of exercise without the need for physical activity.
14 October 2019
Loughborough Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Policy, Dr Borja Garcia, discusses the possible impacts of Brexit on Premier League football in conversation with Martin Foster for the 'Experts In Sport' podcast.
3 October 2019
Mark Simpson (who graduated from Loughborough with both a Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Sports Science) has been announced by the NBA team, Washington Wizards, as the Vice President of player performance for Monumental Basketball.
27 September 2019
Loughborough University has been ranked the top university in the UK to study sports science in the latest rankings which also sees Loughborough maintain its place as the fifth best university in the UK.
24 September 2019
Loughborough University has officially launched its new ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast, led by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. The new series will see experts from across Loughborough University joined by external thought leaders to discuss the latest research and hot topics in sport and academia.
19 September 2019
Loughborough alumna Stephanie Blackwell is one of the contestants in this year's 'Great British Bake Off', the series of which is currently being aired on Channel 4. Stephanie graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Psychology in 2013.
29 August 2019
New research, led by Loughborough University, has revealed that the majority of British teenagers do not meet the recommended guidelines for sleep, physical activity and screen-time concurrently.
28 August 2019
Dr Christopher Kay (Criminology and Social Policy) and Dr Carolynne Mason (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences) have joined forces with the Twinning Project, an initiative that uses sport to help prisoners prepare for release and provides a route to paid employment.
3 August 2019
Agents, representatives of football stakeholders, and experts on the regulation of the football industry met on July 23 to discuss FIFA’s current undertaking of reforming agent regulations and the implications the proposed new rules will have on future transfer deals.
1 August 2019
Professor Morin of the Université Côte d’Azur was on campus for an exclusive event to launch the University's new postgraduate programme in Strength and Conditioning.
18 July 2019
Dr David Fletcher, of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has been shortlisted for a national PhD Supervisor of the year award in the FindAPhD’s Postgraduate Awards.
3 July 2019
The Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (PHC) with the British Paralympic Association (BPA) and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) hosted a Paralympic classification research day, bringing together some of the world's leading classifiers, academics, and practitioners.
27 June 2019
A team of Loughborough University academics have launched a new website that provides practical tips to help early year practitioners and parents feel confident in delivering physical development opportunities to children.
24 June 2019
Breastfeeding and vitamin and mineral supplements alone are not enough to prevent stunting of a child’s growth, according to a new report which examined health interventions in poor urban areas.
18 June 2019
The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences annual Postgraduate Research Conference held last week showcased the School’s doctoral research and gave full-time and part-time finalists students the opportunity to present their work to an audience.
18 June 2019
Voting is now open to help choose the winners of the inaugural Calibre Awards. Nominees from within the School are Dr Florence Kinnafick and Dr Anthony Papathomas, Dr Emily Rousham, and Dr Carolyn Plateau and Dr Clare Stevinson.
14 June 2019
Research into Forest Schools – hands-on experiences in woodland or natural environments – has found that youngsters develop important traits, such as social and environmental responsibility, which prepares them for later life. The one-year study was carried out by human geographer Dr Helena Pimlott-Wilson and Dr Janine Coates from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.
14 June 2019
Loughborough PhD student Ben Stone has been awarded third place in the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Ben is supervised by Professor Vicky Tolfrey and Dr Barry Mason and is registered within the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.
6 June 2019
The 2019 Loughborough Academic Awards night took place on Thursday 16 May and it was fantastic to see many nominees from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. Congratulations on behalf of the School.
23 May 2019
Loughborough café Bom Bom Patisserie, owned by Sport and Exercise Science graduate Marta Oliveira Child, has been nominated in the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2019 - annual awards that support, promote and celebrate the best independent businesses across 21 counties.
17 May 2019
The Enterprise Awards are now open for voting. SSEHS has one project nominated in the Impact Category: Physical activity guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury and has been recognised in the Partnership Category for its longstanding collaboration with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
7 May 2019
Loughborough University is leading a multi-million-pound research programme to establish if a ‘snacktivity’ approach to physical activity, where people are encouraged to undertake short bursts of physical activity throughout the day, is effective in improving people’s health.
3 May 2019
Loughborough University student Alejandro Argüelles will be hosting a talk and presentation this Saturday (4 May) to teach others about the Holocaust. He will be talking to John Dobai, who as a child alongside his mother and father, experienced a pro-Nazi Hungarian government during their time in Budapest.
2 May 2019
A new study, led by the University of Sydney in collaboration with Loughborough University, found that replacing sitting with physical activity - but not standing - reduced the risk of premature death among people who sit for over six hours a day.
24 April 2019
A project bid to grow the local rehabilitation and medical technology sector, of which Loughborough University is a key partner, has received funding from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strength in Places Fund.
26 March 2019
More than 200 leading Paralympic sport specialists gathered in Manchester earlier this month for the UK Paralympic Performance Conference, which was supported by Loughborough’s Peter Harrison Centre (PHC) for Disability Sport.
19 March 2019
Researchers at Loughborough University want to hear from adults aged 18-50 (who are physically active, non-smokers and free from any heart, metabolic or inflammatory disease) for a study which investigates if certain fats in meals can lead to heart disease.
18 March 2019
Sunday Times journalist David Walsh will be on campus sharing the story of how he exposed the Tour de France champion as a drugs cheat. The free event, which starts at 5pm on March 21, is open to staff and students.
18 March 2019
Dr Argyro Elisavet Manoli, of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has examined the way corruption in sport is tackled in 28 countries and identified potential actions for improvement.
18 March 2019
This year's STEM Community Day at Loughborough University will take place on Saturday 16 March from 1pm-5pm and will be held on campus at the West Park Teaching Hub and the STEMLab.
21 February 2019
Professor Mark Lewis officially opened a newly created study area for students of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. The new area was devised in response to student feedback in last year's National Student Survey.
5 February 2019
The National Student Survey (NSS) – an annual, independent and anonymous survey, which offers final year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough – is now open. We encourage finalists to take part in the survey. Your feedback helps us continue to develop and improve the Loughborough student experience.
4 February 2019
The annual Talk Sport conference is happening on Thursday 31 January 2019. The event welcomes students from all disciplines who are interested in a career within a sports specialism, or to work for a sports-related organisation.
24 January 2019
Loughborough psychologist Dr Ian Taylor is encouraging people to turn their frowns upside down next week as he explains those who use Blue Monday as a time to reflect on resolutions are actually much more likely to stick to them.
18 January 2019
Dr Fehmidah Munir of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences will chair a workplace mental health event that will bring together senior EU policy-makers and stakeholders from across Europe. 'Enhancing Mental Health and Well-being: Promoting Well-being and Preventing Mental Ill Health in the Workplace' is being held in Brussels on 23 January.
17 January 2019
Loughborough University alumni have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and service in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Among them is Professor Mary Nevill, awarded an OBE for her services to sport and sports science.
3 January 2019
Knowing what to feed your child to keep them healthy is only half the battle. As part of Loughborough University's 2018/19 Christmas and New Year campaign, we’ve collated all the latest Loughborough research related to child nutrition in a bid to help you get the best out of your youngsters’ diets.
2 January 2019
In the latest episode of Loughborough University’s ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast, Dr Richard Blagrove, Lecturer in Physiology, meets with Dr Georgie Bruinvels, Research Scientist at Orreco and co-creator of FitrWoman – the world's first app developed to provide daily training and nutrition suggestions tailored to the menstrual cycle.
21 October 2019
Loughborough University is positioning itself as a global leader in the professional development of sports agents with the launch of a new international conference. The Loughborough Sports Agents Conference will be held on the Loughborough University campus on 24th and 25th of September 2020.
3 December 2019
To mark Human Rights Day (10 December), Loughborough University has collaborated with the World Players Association to launch the first global Census on Athlete Rights Experiences (Project CARE).
10 December 2019
Labelling food and drinks with the amount and type of physical activity needed to burn off the calories in it might be a more effective way of encouraging people to make ‘healthier’ dietary choices, indicates research led by Loughborough University.
11 December 2019
Loughborough academics are looking for participants aged over 65 and preferably with a history of falls and balance problems to take part in a study on the impact of exergames on postural control and the risk of falls.
12 December 2019
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