Archive for the ‘Department for Health’ Category

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.

University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running

The University today welcomed HRH Prince Harry and UK Invictus Games athletic hopefuls.

Prince Harry visits RFU Injured Players Foundation at University

HRH Prince Harry was on campus today meeting our rugby science team as part of the Invictus Games UK team trials.

Challenges in energy & healthcare

Apply to attend a GW4 research sandpit to develop research collaborations and specific project proposals

Top up on carbs before and during run to reach finish line quickly

New research from the Department for Health suggests topping up on carbs both before and during a run to hit the finish line quickly and avoid hitting the wall.

Roller derby is mashing up gender norms in sport – here’s how

Simone Fullagar, Professor in Sport & Physical Cultural Studies writes for The Conversation

A new way to teach children about eating disorders

Dr Emma Rich & Professor Simone Fullagar (Health) coauthor an article for The Conversation UK