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School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

News and events


SSEHS PhD studentships for medically-trained personnel

14 April 2014

Two PhD studentships with the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

Vote for SSEHS student Ben Kelly in ShellLiveWIRE Grand Awards

10 April 2014

Ben Kelly, a PhD finalist in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences needs your votes.

Prize for paper showing environment more important than genes for leg length

9 April 2014

Professor Barry Bogin and Dr Maria Ines Varela-Silva have been recognised for their work on how environment is a more powerful force than genes in determining leg length and body proportions.

Small amount of exercise can help kidney disease patients, says study

8 April 2014

Study has led to research investigating the role physical activity plays in managing and preventing chronic disease

Studentships available

4 April 2014

Find out about current opportunities for postgraduate research at the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

International Hockey Federation announces Loughborough as Innovation Partner

4 April 2014

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences to help the FIH enhance and raise profile of hockey.

Lecture examines the science behind popular HIT training

3 April 2014

The first in a series of public lectures will explore the current trend for High Intensity Internal Training.

Is hunger determined by our DNA?

3 April 2014

Researchers are looking for volunteers to help them understand the role of DNA in appetite control.

Clinical appointments strengthen national 'exercise is medicine' research

26 March 2014

The first clinicians take up University positions that will see them work alongside Loughborough academics under the "exercise is medicine" agenda.

Coaching recognised at Loughborough Sporting Club annual dinner

26 March 2014

Loughborough Sporting Club annual dinner honours latest additions to the Sporting Hall of Fame.

SSEHS graduate's company wins Global IBM SmartCamp People's Choice Award

25 March 2014

Shopa - a company founded by Sport and Exercise Science graduate - recognised in People's Choice Awards.

Professor Alan Bairner talks social mobility and sport on BBC World Service

21 March 2014

Academic from Loughborough University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences joins discussion on social mobility and sport.

Can 30 minutes of fitness a week reduce your risk of diabetes?

20 March 2014

A new study will explore whether just 30 minutes of exercise a week can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

SSEHS student awarded Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

19 March 2014

First year SSEHS student Laura Wintour receives Ede and Ravenscroft Prize.

Academics urge local women to be more active

17 March 2014

Charnwood’s Bangladeshi community is the focus of a Loughborough University project to increase physical activity rates and improve health.

School nominated in Enterprise Awards 2014

14 March 2014

Find out how the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is creating an impact through knowledge exchange and vote in this year's Enterprise Awards.

Are you sitting for too long at work?

14 March 2014

A new study has set out to understand the effect of desk jobs on our health and is looking for office workers to take part.

Study to explain why South Asians face greater risk of cardiovascular disease

14 March 2014

A study by the Centre for Global Health and Human Development suggests prenatal growth plays a key role in South Asians' predisposition to non-communicable disease

The National Student Survey

11 March 2014

This is a reminder for finalists to participate in this year's National Student Survey.

Student conference showcases value of health and wellbeing research on campus

11 March 2014

The University's Research School of Health & Wellbeing holds its fourth annual postgraduate research conference.

Getting to the root of why kids don't like vegetables

11 March 2014

SSEHS researcher wants to understand the problems faced by parents and caregivers in encouraging children to eat healthily.

Academic takes Maya research to Madrid’s Museum of the Americas

4 March 2014

Dr Ines Varela-Silva from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences celebrates the life of the modern-day Maya at a Madrid exhibition.

Study to determine how HIIT can help drive down obesity

27 February 2014

A new Loughborough study is investigating how High Intensity Interval Training can be used to help people who are overweight or diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.

Loughborough grad Seb Coe in Sport Relief "Clash of the Titans"

18 February 2014

Loughborough graduate Sebastian Coe to take part in Sport Relief challenge.

Talk Sport: Loughborough's careers fair for sport

7 February 2014

Talk Sport 2014, a networking event promoting career pathways in sport, to take place on Thursday 13th February. A must for students interested in sport industry careers

Chief scientist gets a taste of Loughborough's health research

7 February 2014

Professor Sue Hill OBE, NHS England's Chief Scientific Officer visits Loughborough University.

Finalists - take part now in the National Student Survey

5 February 2014

The annual National Student Survey is underway - so please take a few minutes to participate.

PhD studentships available

5 February 2014

Loughborough University is sponsoring 5 PhD studentships on SMART: Synthesis of Molecules by Advanced Reactor Technology.

Coca-Cola GB general manager to talk to students on CSR

30 January 2014

Loughborough graduate and General Manager of Coca-Cola Great Britain and Northern Ireland will deliver lecture on Global Brands and Corporate Social Responsibility

SSEHS PhD students to facilitate session at BPS workshop

29 January 2014

Mustafa Sarkar and Paul Morgan of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences to facilitate session on developing personal and team resilience at a British Psychological Society event in April.

Study sets out to identify breastfeeding barriers

27 January 2014

Loughborough University study aims to understand what stops young mothers from breastfeeding their children.

Dr Mahfoud Amara takes part in Maghreb Working Group

27 January 2014

Loughborough academic invited to participate in Centre for International and Regional Studies Working Group.

Pioneering professor named in science top 100 list

23 January 2014

Professor Clyde Williams named in Science Council list of leading scientists.

SSEHS graduate competes for IBM Global Startup of the Year

16 January 2014

Loughborough Sport and Exercise Science graduate is behind the only start up in the UK to reach the SmartCamp Global Finals

Guy Martin's "Speed" highlights Loughborough's sport science expertise

15 January 2014

TV star tested in state-of-the-art performance lab.

Will Workplace Challenge make employees fit for business?

9 January 2014

Loughborough researchers have been enlisted to evaluate the impact of a new national workplace physical activity and sport challenge.

Sport and Exercise Science student's success in National Student Challenge

20 December 2013

Loughborough student Catherine Smith comes 2nd overall in the TARGETjobs National Student Challenge.

New guides aim to make more disabled people Fit for Life & Sport

19 December 2013

Resources developed by the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport have been written for adults with specific disabilities.

What is it that puts girls off PE?

19 December 2013

Dr Rachel Sandford from the School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences comments on how girls perceive physical education.

Join us at our Postgraduate Open Day

2 December 2013

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences will be holding a Postgraduate Taught Open Day on 10th December 2013.

Sport Management graduate named Business Person of the Year

2 December 2013

SSEHS graduate Becky White wins at the annual Pride of Loughborough Awards.