New study to investigate body image perceptions in retired Olympians
A new research project backed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will aim to discover body image perceptions in retired Olympians.
Loughborough research leads to potential Covid-19 diagnosis with a non-invasive breath test that provides almost instant results
Initial findings from a new study led by Loughborough University – published by The Lancet – have shown how Covid-19 can be detected via a non-invasive breath test, providing almost instant results.
US election 2020: a toolkit for ‘democracy-worthy’ coverage for journalists
As election day approaches in the US, journalists around the world are working in the most challenging environment of their lifetimes.
Experts in Sport: Disordered eating - just how common is it in elite level sport?
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?
Lost your motivation to work out? Here’s why – and how to get back on track
In the early phases of lockdown, the streets were teeming with runners and living rooms were a blur of uncoordinated star jumps and lunges. In fact, physical activity levels in the UK peaked around mid-to-late May, just before lockdown restrictions began to be eased. Now, after months of fluctuating social restrictions, many people are reporting on social media that they’ve suddenly lost their motivation to exercise.
Low-income families will feel the financial pinch as coronavirus forces young adults to return home
The financial strains on low-income families is set to increase as more young adults are returning to their parents' homes.
Anthony Joshua’s ‘secret weapon’ to spearhead new Boxing Centre of Excellence at Loughborough University
A coach dubbed heavyweight boxing icon Anthony Joshua’s ‘secret weapon’ is to spearhead a brand-new Boxing Centre of Excellence based at Loughborough University.
New white paper published: Loughborough expert part of network working with journalists to improve the quality of US election coverage
The upcoming US Presidential election poses unprecedented challenges to journalists in the States and around the globe.
New data shows child poverty rates have risen sharpest in the Midlands and the North
Child poverty has risen most sharply in parts of the Midlands and in northern towns and cities over the past four years, according to new research published today (13/10).
Learning before bedtime could improve memory – new study
Studying times tables at bedtime could improve the chances of being able to recall them later.
New £2.9m development centre will improve measurement and quality control for manufacturers
Three Midlands universities have been awarded £2.9m to create a new development centre aimed at helping manufacturers use and understand their data more efficiently.
International initiative aimed at reducing the use of biomass for cooking awards £826,000 to 14 new projects
More than £800,000 has been awarded to 14 innovative projects around the globe which aim to reduce the reliance of cooking with charcoal, wood and other biomass fuels.
Life beyond COVID-19: What are Loughborough’s experts concerned about?
Loughborough academics have voiced their concerns about the impact of coronavirus as part of a new UK Parliament report.
New Industrial Policy and Insight Centre aims to accelerate manufacturing in the Midlands
A new centre aimed at boosting manufacturing in the Midlands has been launched at Loughborough University today.