Archive for the ‘Department for Health’ Category

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.

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

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/12/the-guardian-view-on-big-tobacco-stop-the-spread
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