Help Emily to fund research into spinal cord tumours
18 December 2020
In this week’s Experts in Sport podcast, host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Lee Taylor discuss the challenges of participating in, what is anticipated to be, the hottest and potentially most humid Olympic and Paralympic Games to-date, next summer.
16 December 2020
A new project will examine how COVID-19 has affected the nutrition of mothers and infants in two specific communities – one peri-urban location in the capital city of Lima, and another in the highland city of Huánuco situated in the Andean mountains.
11 December 2020
In this week’s special edition of the Experts in Sport podcast, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences’ Dr Richard Blagrove sits down in conversation with elite level ultrarunner and Red Bull athlete, Tom Evans.
7 December 2020
IWBF, the international governing body for the sport of wheelchair basketball, has collaborated with British Wheelchair Basketball to commission Loughborough University to undertake a research project on their new minimum impairment criteria (MIC).
7 December 2020
A £1.89m collaborative project between Loughborough University, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the University of Malawi, Chancellor College will aim to overcome stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities in Africa.
20 November 2020
Combining a teaching role with postgraduate research, PGTA positions are an exciting opportunity to complete a PhD under the supervision of Loughborough University's expert staff while gaining invaluable experience in the delivery of learning and teaching.
10 November 2020
In 2020, the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (PHC) turns 15 years old. To celebrate this milestone, Prof. Vicky Tolfrey (PHC Director) and her team have produced a special issue newsletter to capture our journey!
26 October 2020
Former England cricketer Freddie Flintoff’s recent BBC documentary ‘Living with Bulimia’ sparked conversations regarding eating disorders, particularly amongst elite level athletes. But how commonplace are such health challenges?
23 October 2020
The Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (PHC) leads significant multi-disciplinary research in the field of disability, including spinal cord injury (SCI) – supporting people across the spectrum of rehabilitation, community and sports.
23 October 2020
As the clock counts down to next summer’s postponed Paralympics Games, this week’s ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast takes a timely look at what it takes to create an optimum performance environment for ParalympicsGB at the Games.
26 August 2020
Emeritus Professor Barry Bogin, an expert in Biological Anthropology, has reviewed previous ‘biocultural’ studies – including his analysis of changes in birth weight related to the 2008 financial crisis in Spain – to predict how COVID-19 will impact the birth weight of the next generation.
14 August 2020
Like many others, Human Biology graduate Steffi Lukic faced completing her degree in the middle of a global pandemic. However, whilst many returned to their family homes, this wasn’t an option for Steffi, whose family lives in Shanghai, China.
14 August 2020
Loughborough University has created a new toolkit for businesses based in the Midlands, which offers free resources and support to manage the return to work of employees on sick leave during the Covid-19 pandemic.
14 August 2020
In this week’s special edition of the 'Experts in Sport' podcast, host Martin Foster introduces an international online forum featuring leading academics looking at the key themes in race, ethnicity, and racism in sports coaching.
30 July 2020
Professor Jo Harris has produced a practical video for teachers and trainee teachers focused on helping children and young people to understand the ‘one hour a day’ physical activity for health recommendation for their age.
28 July 2020
In this blog, Dr Gemma Witcomb takes a look at some of the concerns raised and offers some advice on how we can best support children at this time, drawing on research expertise of colleagues in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.
27 July 2020
Loughborough University and the Royal Air Forces Association are leading a new project offering military veterans who have issues with their mental wellbeing specialist courses, aimed at enhancing their social resilience and overall welfare.
10 July 2020
A Loughborough University academic has contributed to a significant new publication exploring race, ethnicity and racism in sports coaching. 'Race, Ethnicity and Racism in Sports Coaching’ has been co-edited by Dr Steven Bradbury from the 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.
9 June 2020
Host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined by regular contributor Dr Martin Lindley, Senior Lecturer and Director of Biosciences within the University’s School of Sport, Health and Exercises Sciences, and Mike Gleeson, Professor of Exercise Biochemistry.
6 May 2020
In the latest Loughborough 'Experts in Sport' podcast Martin Foster is joined by the University's Professor Lettie Bishop and Dr Martin Lindley to discuss exercise, immune defence and illness in elite athletes, training volume and intensity and its potential impact on immune function, and professional advice given to elite athletes regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 April 2020
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.
27 April 2020
Dr Janine Coates shares practical tips to help parents and guardians deliver physical development opportunities to children at home following the closure of nurseries and other childcare facilities.
25 March 2020
Loughborough University has been crowned the best university in the world for sports-related subjects by the global QS higher education league table, making it four years in a row that the University has topped the list.
4 March 2020
Dr Mhairi Morris from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences discusses her cancer research in the latest edition of VOLUME - Loughborough University's online magazine that uncovers inspiring stories, showcases research, shares students' experiences and provides an insight into life at Loughborough.
27 February 2020
Loughborough Professor of Economics in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Professor Paul Downward, discusses how the Manchester City breach and Saracens salary cap scandal are examples of economic theory in action.
25 February 2020
Loughborough University biochemist Mj Brown, a PhD student within the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has provided new insight into how breast cancer cells interact with cells in our body using a novel 3D model.
18 February 2020
Academics from Loughborough University have helped devise a comprehensive report that will benefit triathletes and paratriathletes in their preparation to compete under hot and humid conditions – like those predicted at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
6 February 2020
Loughborough University's Professor Jonathan Folland and Dr Richard Blagrove join Martin Foster in the studio for the latest episode of the ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast, all about strength. What is it? How do you build it? What methods are best for your fitness goals?
5 February 2020
Researchers at Loughborough University are inviting people to take part in a study that explores the link between sitting down for long periods of time (eg sedentary behaviour) and short-term stress.
4 February 2020
The National Student Survey (NSS) is now open, offering final-year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough. It is a great opportunity to help the University identify ways to improve the student experience, as well as supporting one of the key means by which future students can make informed decisions about where to study.
3 February 2020
The University is encouraging staff, students, their friends and families, to take part in this year's BrainWalk. Run by the Encephalitis Society, the BrainWalk aims to raise awareness of and understanding about encephalitis and participants will be keeping a record of their daily steps as members of Team Lboro. BrainWalk begins on 31st January and runs up to World Encephalitis Day on 22nd February.
30 January 2020
As part of its ongoing commitment to enterprise the University has, over the last year, revitalised its approach to supporting the commercialisation of research through spinouts. Professors Mark Lewis and Mark King are providing commercial services around the assessment and development of work-related performance of top executives, which capitalises on the University’s leading reputation in sport sciences, through PQ, a spinout that sees the University partner with executive coaching consultancy, The Holywell Partnership Limited.
28 January 2020
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