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Online Active Communities: The role technology can play in the virtual support of our physical activity

  Research Group: SPARKLE - Stirling Physical Activity Research, Knowledge & Learning Exchange
Lockdown and social isolation were common phrases that gained recognition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals were advised to not meet up with friends and loved ones, to stay indoors and avoid crowded places. Read more

Technology assisted Motivational Interviewing and self-regulated learning to enhance physical activity and health outcomes in adolescent cancer patients and survivors

Physical activity has a significant impact on health, with ‘conclusive and overwhelming’ scientific evidence available highlighting physical inactivity as a primary cause of 35 chronic diseases (Boothe et al., 2012) and can be considered a ‘vital sign’ (Golightly et al., 2017). Read more

Funded PhD Studentship in Physical Activity for Health in Rare Genetic Diseases (Fabry disease)

The Centre for Physical Activity, Health and Disease at Brunel University London is offering a fully funded PhD studentship to investigate increasing physical activity and limiting sedentary behaviour in individuals living with Fabry disease. Read more

The impact of Covid-19 on physical activity levels in young people from deprived backgrounds

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF, 2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%. Read more

Improving physical activity in older adults with hearing loss

The overall aim of this project to develop and evaluate a digital health behaviour change intervention to improve physical activity and reduce noncommunicable disease risk in older adults with hearing loss. Read more

Sedentary behaviour, physical activity, psychological stress and vascular health - implications for cardiovascular disease

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF, 2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%. Read more

MRes Physical Activity for Health - NHS fee reduction

 MRes Physical Activity for Health - NHS fee reduction. The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is offering a fee reduction (up to 25%) for applicants to the MRes Physical Activity for Health degree programme who are working at one of our NHS strategic partner organisations. Read more

Understanding inequalities in physical activity, sedentary time, sleep and dietary behaviours and the associations with physical and mental health in young people

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF, 2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%. Read more

Defining the metabolic and neuromuscular mechanisms of skeletal muscle adaptation to reduced physical activity and subsequent recovery throughout adult lifespan

  Research Group: PENRG - Physiology Exercise and Nutrition Research Group
Physical inactivity is the 4th leading cause of death in the world. People with the highest prolonged sedentary time have greater chance of developing health problems such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes, and a greater risk of dying younger. Read more

The Institute for Sport and Physical Activity Research

 The Institute for Sport and Physical Activity Research (ISPAR - https://www.beds.ac.uk/ispar/) embraces a wide range of multi-disciplinary perspectives from the life and biomedical sciences to the social sciences, to seek solutions to the physical inactivity epidemic and enhancement of human performance in a variety of sectors related to sport, education, health and wellbeing. Read more

Physical activity recognition and measures towards patients with Parkinson's disease using wearable devices in uncontrolled environments

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease. With the advancement of technologies of big data, wearable sensing and AI, automatically recognizing PD patients' Physical Activity (PA), health status and disease progress have become possible. Read more

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