Department for Health

Sports Performance Conference raises the bar

On Friday 22 January a Sports Performance Conference was held on campus that attracted over 200 athletes and sports specialists from across the UK and Europe.

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University hosts UK Team Trials for 2016 Invictus Games

The University today welcomes to campus HRH Prince Harry and athletic hopefuls hoping to gain a place in the UK team for this year’s Invictus Games.

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Book Launch - Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Professor Chris Eccleston will take us on a journey through the ten neglected senses of the body and explore how these senses both enable and limit our experience.

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Five reasons why your city won’t want to host the Olympic Games

Hosting a mega-event isn't all it's cracked up to be - and now some cities are starting to say 'no'.

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Pioneering study to help adults delay frailty and live independently for longer

A major study led by our researchers has launched aiming to help older people stay fitter and live independently for longer.

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NHS reorganisation and workload pressures causing GP retention crisis

NHS reorganisation, increased GP workload and reduced time for patient care are combining to force many doctors to leave general practice early, according to a new study published today

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Best in country for Sports Science 2016

We're ranked the best in the country for Sports Science in the Guardian University Guide 2016, for the second year running.

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Undergraduate study

BA (Hons) Sport and Social Science

Dr Anthony Bush and current students talk about the BA Sport and Social Sciences programme.

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Sports Scientist scores top job at Manchester City

Jonathan Woodhouse

An undergraduate from our Sport & Exercise Science programme has landed a top job with Manchester City Football Club.

Postgraduate study

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr Stuart Miller (Clinical Director) and Dr Julian Widdowson (distance-learning student) talk about the MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine programme.

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Research degrees

Research degrees

If you are considering applying for an Health MPhil or PhD, we recommend you view some of our staff pages to get an idea of our expertise and interests, as well as on our current research students page.

Research student insights

Dorota Juszczyk

Dorota Juszczyk has been conducting a research project on Motivational responses to physical activity and dietary policies: translating success from the smoking context.

Researching a PhD

PhD students Elaine Wainwright and Jean-Phillipe Wahlin discuss their research in the Department for Health.

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Research

Bath Research & Development

Bath Research & Development

Bath Research & Development provides drop in support sessions for researchers with regulatory approval queries.

Breakfast health research

Research trial reveals importance of breakfast in human health

We have conducted the first ever randomised controlled trial to examine the effect of regular daily breakfast compared with extended morning fasting.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences