A PhD student from the University of Campinas in Brazil who was selected as the country’s lead sport physiotherapist at the Olympic Games spent 11 months in Bath working with the DisAbility Sport & Health (DASH) research group.
Young people across the south west are telling their own story of London 2012 thanks to two innovative projects that have given them the skills and voice to be ‘citizen journalists’.
When the London 2012 Opening Ceremony is broadcast around the globe, an estimated one billion people will be watching, and inevitably drawing their own conclusions on our nation and what it means to be British.
The penalty shoot-out is not a lottery. Research shows how careful placement beats “hit-and-hope” every time.
In a one-day conference at the University on 13 July, researchers are exploring how their work in Regenerative Medicine could contribute to the future health of Paralympic athletes and patients with disabilities.
Researchers from the Department for Health have shown for the first time that ingesting a carbohydrate sports drink during an Olympic-distance triathlon improves performance.
Elite athletes and recreational exercisers alike could soon be enjoying quicker recovery times thanks to research into exercise-induced fatigue.
Our research is featured in a new report, Supporting a UK success story: The impact of university research and sport development, which highlights some of the many ways in which research has helped Team GB limber up and prepare for London 2012.
A University of Bath student is hosting a mini-Olympic Games for older people in Bath as part of her studies into active ageing.
When the British sprinters take to the starting blocks at the Olympic Games, a researcher from Bath will be monitoring their every move. Dr Aki Salo, a senior lecturer in sport biomechanics, will be part of an expert team of support staff who help the athletes to excel.