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Sport - Health - 10.03.2022

Sport - 26.01.2022
Further participants requested for study on what makes ’brain training’ successful?
As part of her PhD study (supervised by Dr Gorana Pobric, Dr Laura Brown and Dr Jason Taylor), Samantha Booth is looking for individuals to take part in a study investigating the determinants of 'brain training' success.

Sport - Research Management - 10.11.2021
PFA Scotland is backing research into the causes of dementia in football players
PFA Scotland is backing a research programme into the causes of dementia in football players.

Sport - 06.10.2021

Sport - 02.09.2021
Tactile holograms are a touch of future tech
A piece of science fiction technology could be one step closer to reality with a new development in haptic holograms. The idea of haptic, or touchable, holograms is familiar to millions from its appearance in sci-fi favourites like Star Trek's holodeck, where characters can interact with solid-seeming computer simulations of people, objects and places.

Sport - Life Sciences - 21.07.2021
Professional rugby may be associated with changes in brain structure
Professional rugby may be associated with changes in brain structure
Participation in elite adult rugby may be associated with changes in the brain's structure, finds new research co-led by UCL scientists.

Psychology - Sport - 20.07.2021
Knowledge Exchange Insights: Emotional Intelligence for Teamwork
Highlights from the third session of the Knowledge Exchange training series , facilitated by Yvonne McLean, as part of the ESRC Collaboration Labs Programme, The University of Manchester.

Sport - Health - 28.06.2021
Scientists launch trial to test whether brain training could help people lose weight
Researchers at Cardiff University have launched a new app called "Restrain" to test whether it is possible to lose weight through a type of brain training involving simple games. The team from the University's Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) are calling for volunteers to take part in the trial, which will be the largest study of its kind.

Sport - 23.06.2021
PhD students to contribute to future Rangers FC success
Four doctoral students at the University of Birmingham are working alongside the research team at Rangers Football Club , designing projects to enhance training and technical skills development at the club. It's the first time the Glasgow-based club has supported PhD research in this way. The aim is to not only gain some valuable insights into how to enhance the future performance of the team, but also to invest in skills and expertise that will make an enduring, valuable contribution to the game.

Sport - 21.06.2021
Guidelines for sport and health organisations will maintain positive social media use post-pandemic
Sport, physical activity and health organisations should keep using social media to deliver exercise and cooking classes and information on staying healthy even after pandemic restrictions have eased, according to new guidelines published by experts at the University of Birmingham.

Sport - Social Sciences - 26.03.2021
Social, not just biological factors, key in increased knee injuries among girls and women
A new BJSM paper argues that the reason women are more prone to sports injuries has more to do with gendered environments than female biology.

Sport - Economics - 02.03.2021
Impact of lockdown on the gambling habits of sports bettors
Study reveals impact of lockdown on the gambling habits of sports bettors Around one in six sports bettors started a new form of gambling during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, and one in three placed bets more frequently, according to a new study.

Sport - Campus - 18.11.2020

Sport - Psychology - 19.10.2020
MatchFit app uses football to provide resources and support to vulnerable groups
An new app which uses football as a theme to provide positive resources and support for vulnerable groups including the young and the homeless has been launched by the Street Soccer Foundation , a charity run by ex-football player Keith Mabbutt.

Sport - Innovation - 16.06.2020
The future of women’s football is under threat
New research by Dr Stacey Pope has found that Covid-19 is impacting men's and women's football differently.

Health - Sport - 29.01.2020
Deputy High Commissioner visits Birmingham research experts
Deputy High Commissioner visits Birmingham research experts
A top UK Government diplomat in India visited the University of Birmingham to discover how research experts might work with policymakers and partners in the country's south-eastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Sport - 06.09.2019
7 Questions with Zoe Bourdin
This week we meet UCL Summer School student Zoe, who shares with us the best moment of her experience studying at UCL, where students should head to for London's most Instagrammable brunch and her career aspirations as an actor.

Sport - 03.05.2019
Homeless World Cup can ’transform lives’
Hollywood actor Michael Sheen says football can help transform lives as Cardiff prepares to host the 2019 Homeless World Cup.

Sport - Mathematics - 24.07.2018
New video game teaches teens about electricity
A new video game, designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, gives teenagers an understanding of electricity by solving a series of puzzles in a bid to encourage more of them to study engineering at university.

Sport - Innovation - 04.07.2018

Health - Sport - 28.06.2018
Sounds of moving objects change perceptions of body size
Sound and object motion can be used to change perceptions about body size, according to a new study by an international team involving UCL researchers.

Sport - Mechanical Engineering - 28.06.2018
New balls please
Wimbledon begins on 2 July. Over the course of the Championships some 2,500 tennis balls will be used.

Sport - Life Sciences - 22.06.2018
University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Club receives architectural award
Successful weight loss maintainers have different behavioural and physiological responses to food than people with obesity and their lean counterparts, according to new research by the University of Birmingham and the University of Amsterdam being presented today at the European Congress on Obesity in Austria.