How our researchers are helping to improve fitness, health and sporting techniques for elite sport and daily life.
Young players can reduce injuries by over 70% with new balance, strength and movement exercises before matches and in training.
People going on long runs should eat carbs both before and during a race to reach the finish line as quickly as possible and avoid hitting the wall.
The University hosted the third annual conference of the World Rugby Science Network, ‘#RSNlive17’.
A major change to international rugby laws affecting scrums should significantly reduce long-term back injuries.
Technique and performance research in sprinting and hurdling has helped athletes win medals, improved coaching and instigated changes to athletics and skeleton.
A late start for puberty can mean talented athletes are overlooked. Our researcher is working with the Premier League to harness young players' true potential.
Dr Ken Bray explores the science and stats behind the penalty shoot-out and offers key tips for players.
Professor Simone Fullagar gives a sociocultural view of health and sport, asking why certain ideals of physical and mental health are not always 'good' for us.
The complexities of gender identity, embodiment and individual choice that affect the sports which girls and women take part in.
How biobanding could help young ballet dancers cope with the challenges of training during puberty.
Professor Simone Fullager looks at the benefits of the parkrun movement and challenges the parish council trying to charge for it.
Modern football design and the science behind getting the ball 'up and down' over the wall.
Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses relate to sport, exercise and health. We are ranked highly in the UK for sport science.