Throughout Back Care Week, the University Health, Safety and Environment Service (UHSE) will have an information desk in the Claverton Rooms foyer, with take-away leaflets showing how you can help yourself to look after your back.

The desk will be staffed on Thursday 18 October from 12:15–14:00, giving you the chance to chat with a Health and Safety Advisor if you have questions relating to back care in the workplace.

The Sports Training Village (STV) will deliver a one-to-one clinic-style intervention on posture, movement analysis and corrective exercise.

Campus appointments are available on Monday 15 October from 12:30-14:00 in the Founders teaching room

Virgil Building appointments are available on Tuesday 16 October from 12:00-14:00

All appointments are for 20 minutes. For more details and booking, contact Richard Turner (

Richard Turner, Sport Massage Programme Lead said:

Back pain is one of the most common disabling health conditions among older adults. There are simple steps people can take throughout their lives to minimise their chances of experiencing back problems later in life. Whether you just improve your postural habits, or take the next step of learning a simple exercise routine to support your back, you will give yourself a better chance of maintaining a healthy back throughout your life. Our take-away leaflets and clinic will help you to do something