News archive 2013-15
Sport and Health Sciences has enjoyed recent success in the 2015 National Student Survey being ranked 2nd in the sector with 99% for overall student satisfaction.
There’s no harm in sitting down, say researchers
Adolescents who perform just eight to ten minutes of high-intensity interval exercise three times a week could be significantly reducing their risk of developing heart conditions, new research has concluded.
The University of Exeter has retained its top ten place in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, and has been named Sports University of the Year 2015-2016.
Rugby players take note: drinking high nitrate beetroot juice improves both sprint performance and decision-making during prolonged intermittent exercise such as rugby and football, according to scientists from the University of Exeter.
A study has found that physical activity provides the greatest benefits to adolescent insulin resistance when the condition peaks at age 13, but provides no benefit to it at age 16.
A University of Exeter scientist is set to send thousands of microscopic worms on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in an experiment aimed at increasing our understanding of what triggers the body to build and lose muscle.
As little as two minutes of high-intensity exercise four times a day improves health outcomes in adolescents, but the same amount of moderate-intensity exercise does not reap the same rewards.
Short bouts of high-intensity exercise before a fatty meal best for promoting vascular health in youth
A short burst of intensive exercise before eating a high fat meal is better for blood vessel function in young people than the currently recommended moderate-intensity exercise.
Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol alongside pupils and teachers from Bramdean School, Exeter featured on the BBC Breakfast morning show highlighting the importance of healthy hearts.
A unique research project to identify the effects of exercise on young hearts has been announced today.
Students, academics and staff from the University of Exeter and the Students' Guild gathered on 30 April to celebrate the 2015 Teaching Awards with the College of Life and Environmental Sciences winning 3 awards and placing as runner up in 3 categories.
A high quality new student study centre is now in use in Giraffe House, part of the ongoing South Cloisters redevelopment.
CLES research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Boys perform better than girls in speed, limb strength and cardiorespiratory fitness, whilst girls have the edge in balance and flexibility, according to a landmark study of European children.
University of Exeter researchers are looking for young male cyclists to take part in a study investigating how our body composition is affected by the sports we practice.
The World Cup in Brazil may be attracting a global armchair audience of millions, but new research has shown that playing football could help lower blood pressure in women aged 35-50.
The University of Exeter’s commitment to gender equality in science disciplines has been recognised through a prestigious national award scheme.
The Professional Services Recognition Awards entered its fourth year on Friday 11th July with one of awards going to the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.
Over 350 nominations were cast by College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES) students in the Teaching Awards 2014, with CLES staff nominated in 6 out of the 10 categories.
'In the spotlight' is a regular feature which shares the stories of some of our alumni volunteers. This month is the turn of Rob Dawson (BSc Psychology with Sport & Exercise Science 2011).
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Professor Sir Steve Smith and Sport and Health Sciences student Anna Collin took part in the Students’ Guild’s Mirror scheme.
Life Sciences at the University of Exeter has been ranked in the world’s top 100 by an influential international league table.
Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter has been ranked 1st in the UK for Sports Science in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2013. The department has featured in the top 10 for the last seven years.
University of Exeter alumna Hannah Diamond has taken silver, alongside team mate Ben Saxton, in the inaugural Narca 17 Class sailing World Championships.
The University of Exeter has finished fifth in the overall British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) rankings for the 2012 / 2013 season.
The University of Exeter’s Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre today announced its involvement in a three-year project to investigate the effects of exercise on children with congenital heart disease.
Sport and Health Sciences PhD student Izzy Moore has been awarded the Nike Award for Footwear Research.
Brock University is recognising Professor Neil Armstrong for his exceptional academic contributions to the fields of paediatric physiology and sport and health sciences by awarding him with an LLD (honoris causa).
Athletes no longer ask whether beetroot juice improves sporting performance - they just want to know how much to drink, and when. A new study has the answers.
The Leiden University World Rankings shows that the University of Exeter ranks 49th best institution in the world.
New research shows that drinking beetroot juice can significantly improve performance in team sports involving bouts of high intensity exercise.
New research shows that people can recover from poor performance when rivals comment on their failures.
Pioneering new research in robotic surgery is forging ahead thanks to a partnership between the University of Exeter and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E).