Experts in Sport: Has concussion in sport hit crisis point?
Loughborough University’s latest ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast looks at one sporting issue that is never far from the headlines - that of concussion.
Can you really outrun cancer?
When Dr Mhairi Morris’ nine-year-old daughter asked her across the breakfast table if it was possible to “catch cancer”, the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences academic laughed and joked “of course you can’t, it’s far too fast”.
Loughborough athletes named in extended GB Women’s Rugby Sevens squad
Six Loughborough athletes have been included in the initial 24-strong GB Women's Sevens squad for Tokyo 2020.
Manchester City and Saracens – economic theory in action
The Saracens salary cap scandal and news that Manchester City allegedly breached UEFA’s financial fairplay rules have threatened the integrity of the clubs and the sports respectively.
‘Natural’ flood management would be overwhelmed by Britain’s winter super-floods
As large swathes of the UK endure the worst floods in living memory, hearts and minds are rightly focused on protecting people and property.
Novel 3D model developed at Loughborough University provides new insight into how our body’s stem cells interact with breast cancer cells
A Loughborough University PhD student has provided new insight into how breast cancer cells interact with cells in our body by using a novel 3D model.
Is there a public consensus on what it means to be rich?
New research shows that people can easily identify what makes you rich, but struggle to agree at what point wealth and income become excessive.
Heat research from Loughborough featured in global triathlon guide
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.
Four things the UK government must do to phase out petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2035
The UK government recently pledged to bring forward a ban on new diesel and petrol car sales from 2040, to 2035.
Experts in Sport podcast: Faster, Stronger, Fitter– what exactly is strength?
The latest episode of the ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast is all about strength. What is it? How do you build it? What methods are best for your fitness goals?
Link between sitting for too long and stress to be explored as part of study
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.
From labelling homosexuality a ‘mental disorder’ to challenging stereotypes – new book reveals psychology has done a 180 when it comes to LGBTIQ representation
Psychologists in the mid-20th century believed that sexuality could be ‘corrected’ through therapy.
New graphene amplifier has been able to unlock hidden frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum
Researchers have created a unique device which will unlock the elusive terahertz wavelengths and make revolutionary new technologies possible.
Poets and lovers: the two women who were Michael Field
“Let no man think he can put asunder what God has joined”. So wrote the poet Katharine Bradley in a letter of 1886. She was explaining her relationship with her niece Edith Cooper, using the words of the Christian marriage ceremony to affirm their lifelong partnership.