Archive for the ‘Sport & Exercise Science’ Category

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.

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.

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.

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

Healthy ageing study recruiting over 65s

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

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.

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

Get help making a healthy lifestyle change

Our Department for Health has developed a new health programme and need help in testing its effectiveness.

Get active with our latest health study

Receive a free, tailored exercise training plan as part of our study into the effects of breakfast on exercising

Student fencer is best of British after hitting number one spot

Sport & Exercise Science Masters student Tom Edwards has started 2017 on a high after rising to number one in the British Fencing epee rankings.

Gentler exercise just as good in fighting flab

New Department for Health research answers question: is there a best type of exercise to lose weight?

Best way to get rid of a spare tyre - The Guardian

Research by Dylan Thompson's research has been discussed in The Guardian.

Science could help search for the next Andy Murray

Our researchers from the Department for Health and Bath IMI are investigating whether grouping young tennis players according to their physical maturity rather than their chronological age could help us develop our future tennis champions.

Four students get GB call for World Uni Rugby Sevens

Four of our students have been selected to represent Team GBR at the World University Rugby Sevens Championships in Swansea in July.

Could Hollywood technology help your health?

The University's new Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research & Applications (CAMERA), based in our Department of Computer Science in collaboration with our Department for Health, was launched this week.

China chance for Trendell sports scholar Alex Lane

Sports Performance student Alex Lane is celebrating his first senior international call-up after being named in the Badminton England squad for next month’s Thomas Cup in China.

Parkrun should remain free for participants

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

Prof Dylan Thompson's inaugural

Free lecture titled Physical Activity: Why do we need it & how much is enough? - Wed 2 Mar at 6.15pm