Archive for the ‘Department for Health’ Category

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.

Bryn Clift writes for Fortune Magazine on LA Olympics

New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

A new website TobaccoUnmasked has been launched in Sri Lanka by the President Maithripala Sirisena, based on the success of TobaccoTactics from our Dept for Health.

Bath TCRG’s TobaccoTactics cited in Guardian
Bath TCRG’s Tobacco Tactics cited in Guardian

Sporting scholar Jenny set for GB debut after return from injury

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will make her British track and field debut at the European U23 Athletics Championships in Poland this week.

The social barriers to an active society are being ignored

A recent article in The Conversation by Cassandra Phoenix, Reader in our Department for Health.

Bath study reveals jousters are as fit as today's top athletes

Today’s jousters are the ultimate all-round athletes, combining similar levels of fitness and strength to a professional footballer, a top tennis player and a Formula 1 driver, according to research by the Team Bath Physio & Sports Science Centre.

Researcher pitches concerns over surveillance

Shaun Williams has been speaking about the implications of endless monitoring and evaluation on learning environments

Exercise classes for elderly are working miracles

Exercise in later life really does work and there’s proof right here in Bath where little miracles are happening every day

ITV report: What's putting GPs in the SW off the job?

ITV outlines the findings of a study by Dr Michael Harris, Honorary Research Fellow in the Department for Health and former GP

Healthy ageing study recruiting over 65s

The REACT research group is looking for new participants aged 65 & over based in the Bath area

Marlboro accused of using tins to get round new ban on branding

Dr Karen Evans-Reeves (Department for Health) is quoted in an article in The Guardian.

Targeted exercise programme can dramatically cut injuries in youth rugby

A major new study from our Department for Health with the RFU highlights the dramatic effect of a new exercise protocol on injury prevention in rugby.

Get a free health check with our new fasting study

Take part in our health study into the effects of intermittent fasting

Get the most out of exercise by working out on empty stomach

Exercising on an empty stomach is likely to bring important health benefits in how the body uses stored fat according to a new study from our health researchers.

Free 3-month gym membership for men aged 65 to 80

We're looking for men aged 65 to 80 for a new study to help us understand more about what happens when we can’t be active for a few weeks.

Podcast - Impact in Rugby Union: tackling safety with science

In this podcast of his inaugural lecture, Professor Stokes explore injury risk in Rugby Union from schoolboy level through to professional players.