New research has found that young people who have more experience of organised sport during childhood may adapt more readily to university life.
In this episode of the Experts in Sport podcast, host Martin Foster sits down with Professor Emma Haycraft and Dr Gemma Witcomb, co-creators of the Child Feeding Guide, to discuss their research into fussy eating.
Young people’s exercise attitudes and habits are influenced by parents, peers and fitness tracker goals as they strive to achieve the bodies they see on social media.
Loughborough has today launched a campaign to showcase the breadth of its research focused on children and young people.
“In the build-up to events like birthdays or Mother’s Day, I write. It’s such a cathartic process and helps you release all the emotion, as it has to go somewhere.
On Budget Day, researchers are reminding the Chancellor to keep up with the digital age, and not to forget the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on digital exclusion.
New research has found that physical education (PE) provision away from the mainstream schooling system may not be supporting young people as effectively as it might, leading to them potentially missing out on positive developmental opportunities.
Researchers from Loughborough University will spearhead a new project looking at how athletes can better support their partners throughout pregnancy.
“The game just got better and better as I spent more money and I got addicted to it. I knew I’d spent the money, but I didn’t know how much.
Many parents will know all too well the struggle with encouraging children to eat more vegetables.
Not properly understanding of the role of football agents could leave young players open to exploitation, according to Loughborough expert Dr Serhat Yilmaz.
As we go through life, our health and wellbeing is impacted by a variety of factors that in turn affect our growth and development.
New figures released today show 3.6 million children are still living in poverty in the UK, down 200,000 (-2%) on the year before.
A cast of stars from the NFL have descended on campus as the University and Loughborough College kick-started a new partnership with the American football giant.
Recently published UK government plans proposed that by 2030, 90% of children leaving primary school in England should reach the expected standards in reading, writing and maths, compared with 65% in 2019.
Have you ever felt stressed or anxious while staring at your maths homework? Did the idea of your maths teacher asking you a question in class fill you with dread?
A 12-year-old schoolboy has co-created a digital tool that lets pupils catch up on their lessons and homework.
A new study could improve the chances of success for the UK’s ‘Generation Z’ athletes – the future Olympic medal hopefuls – by helping to them improve skills such as dealing with adversity, becoming more independent and improving their communication.
If humans and other animals were living in the same environment, why didn’t other animals evolve like us? – question submitted by Sami, aged 13, London, UK.
Academics at Loughborough University have helped shape ground-breaking pregnancy guidance from UK Sport – the first of its kind to support Olympic and Paralympic athletes and sport governing bodies.
Loughborough University and the Laurus Trust are joining forces as part of a new initiative that aims to support the sporting stars of the future.
A new study designed for schools in England will aim to increase female participation in football.
The LTA has partnered with Loughborough University to support the delivery of a series of virtual events for the upcoming Parents in Sport Week (4 – 10 October 2021).
Over the past 15 months we have avoided hugs and handshakes, stayed at home and quarantined, and experienced important life events alone. We have been reduced to family bubbles – keeping away from friends, acquaintances and even other family members.
A final-year Textiles student has created an interactive play experience for children with special educational needs.