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Local businesses invited to attend workplace health seminar

Local businesses are invited to attend an exclusive breakfast seminar on workplace health next month.

The event is being run by experts whose research shows the widespread benefits of physical activity for all ages and how innovative equipment and techniques can be used to improve work place health. These range from standing desks to treadmill work stations and other low or no cost activities all designed to help workforces.

The breakfast event is taking place on Friday 4 November, 8am – 10am, at the National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) based on the Loughborough University campus.

For the very first time, the NCSEM is opening its doors to the local business community. The centre brings together leading academic and clinical expertise from across the East Midlands with the ultimate goal of benefiting the health and wellbeing of the nation from everyday people to elite athletes.

The event is free to attend. Booking is required. To book:

Notes for editors

Press release reference number: PR 16/140

Loughborough University is equipped with a live in-house broadcast unit via the Globelynx network. To arrange an interview with one of our experts please contact the press office on 01509 223491. Bookings can be made online via

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, putting it among the best universities in the world, and was named the best in the country for its student experience in the 2016 THE Student Experience Survey. Loughborough was ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2017 and 7th in The UK Complete University Guide 2017 and was also named Sports University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, and University of the Year in the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2015.

Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

In September 2015 the University opened an additional academic campus in London’s new innovation quarter. Loughborough University London, based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities.



Kiran Beri

Communications and Public Engagement Officer

Telephone: 01509 222442

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