Buttock size matters: Researchers reveal a large gluteus maximus is key for sprint speed and performance after examining the anatomy of elite athletes
A Loughborough University study examining the muscle size of elite sprinters has revealed a large gluteus maximus (the muscle that forms the backside) is key to achieving top speeds on the track.
£4 million centre for post-doctoral development in infrastructure, cities and energy to be launched
An award of £4 million has been made by Research England for the development of C-DICE, a new centre for post-doctoral development in infrastructure, cities and energy.
New study aims to improve the health and wellbeing of professional wrestlers
A unique project will bring academics and professional wrestlers together to address serious issues around health and wellbeing.
‘Are you for real?’: New webinar series to examine the significance of authenticity in the contemporary world
Authenticity has become a buzzword for our times. The travel industry is full of companies providing ‘authentic’ experiences, global brands fight to be seen as ‘authentic’ and social media platforms are awash with arguments about the authenticity of posts and even influencers.
Nearly half the world’s population still lacks access to modern energy cooking services – new report
Four billion people around the world still lack access to clean, efficient, convenient, safe, reliable, and affordable cooking energy, according to a new report.
Bahrain v Israel: how sports could help cement peace accords in the Middle East
Back in 2016, I was excited for the Bahrain Women’s National team to compete in the Aphrodite Cup, an international football tournament held in Cyprus.
Are plug-in hybrid cars worse for environment than factory tests suggest? It depends how you drive them
Currently accounting for 3% of new car sales, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are sold as low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuel and conventional hybrid cars.
Retracing the first human steps out of Saudi Arabia: Scientists use footprints to recreate 120,000-year-old comfort break at prehistoric lake
Scientists have pieced together the movements of a small group of early humans as they journeyed out of Africa and into the Arabian Peninsula for the first time – more than 120,000 years ago.
Exhibition presents rare opportunity to see drawings by some of the most important and innovative artists working today
An unmissable exhibition that is said to be “akin to having a tiny Tate show in the East Midlands” is to open at Loughborough University next week.
Coronavirus resurgence has hit working age people but second blow is expected for the elderly
People aged between 20 and 29 have been hit the worst by a resurgence in COVID-19 but there is a second wave expected for older people soon.
Experts in Sport: The truth about exercise and weight management
Whilst millions of us tuned into Joe Wicks’ daily workouts during the height of lockdown, it is fair to say that many others swerved the idea of jumping around their living room and found solace in the biscuit tin instead.
Loughborough University to partner with Chelsea Football Club
Loughborough University and Chelsea Football Club have agreed a partnership which will see both organisations work closely together.
EXPERT COMMENT: Bolton lockdown data is out-of-date
The coronavirus data which the Government is using to lift lockdown restrictions in Bolton is not accurate, says Dr Duncan Robertson – an expert in dynamic modelling from Loughborough University.