Archive for the ‘Department for Health’ Category

Brad Millington: A brief history of fitness technology

Unreasonable demands lead to substantial rise in perfectionism among young people

Perfectinist tendencies are growing in young people, according to a new study published today from our Department for Health.

New study reveals how breakfast affects our fat cells

A new paper from our health researchers shows how eating breakfast can help your metabolism.

Tes talks to… Professor Paul Stallard

The clinical psychologist discusses children’s mental health, exam pressures and social media.

Biobanding evaluation nets positive results among academy football teams

Learn about our latest health research and hear Dr Sean Cumming talk about his research at today's IMI lecture.

New injury prevention exercise programme will dramatically reduce injuries in rugby

The Activate programme, designed by our rugby researchers, is shown to significantly reduce concussion and lower-limb injuries.

British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine conference

Sport and exercise medicine practitioners from around the UK will convene over the next two days for the BASEM Annual Conference hosted by the Dept for Health.

BASEM conference ‘bringing us all together’ in Bath

Over the next two days the University plays host to sport, exercise and medicine researchers and practitioners for the BASEM / FSEM Conference 2017.

Young people on leisure in Swindon

The Your Space Your Say exhibition revealed what young people really think on the subject

Research shines light on circadian clock in our muscles

Our health researchers have helped to identify a 'biological clock' at work in our muscles, which could have important health implications including for diabetes.

Study highlights high prevalence of hip and knee replacements for former elite rugby players

Elite ex rugby players are at a greater risk of suffering from osteoarthritis, joint replacement and osteoporosis, according to new Department for Health research.

‘Community Matters’ celebrates strength of local research partnerships

The fruits of a major public engagement initiative, Community Matters, will be unveiled at an event in the Guildhall taking place today.

University to host international rugby conference

Find out more about today's international rugby conference taking place on campus and tune into the live stream.

Belly dancing: borrowing or cultural appropriation?

Valeria Lo Iacono Symonds, Teaching Fellow in the Department for Health, writes for The Conversation.

How common are imposter doctors?

Trust Me, BBC1's new psychological hospital drama, is more plausible than you'd like to think according to a Bath research study carried out in 1996

Low-intensity workouts: what lazy fitness dreams are made of

Our research is cited in an article about the benefits of low-intensity steady state (LISS) exercise.

What happens when you introduce 4-year-olds to an OAPs' home

An intergenerational experiment has shown that, within a short timeframe, it is possible to bring about significant enhancement in the well-being of older people.

Volunteers aged 20-30 or over 55 wanted

Take part in our new psychology study to help us understand ageing & its effect on decision-making

Research to improve health services

Over 150 delegates from nearly 30 countries convene on campus to discuss future healthcare advances

Alumna Fran on top of world as England win Cricket World Cup

Sports Performance graduate Fran Wilson, who scored 159 runs in five matches, helped England win the Women’s Cricket World Cup on an unforgettable Sunday afternoon of high drama at Lord’s.