News archive 2018-23
A new study has found that consuming dietary nitrate – the active molecule in beetroot juice – significantly increased muscle force while exercising.
Elite young athletes are set to benefit from a novel screening tool with the potential to change clinical practice by ruling out a serious heart condition frequently misdiagnosed. The research is thanks to a jointly led study by the Universities of Exeter and Bristol, working with rising athletes from around the world.
World leading experts have joined forces to create a gold standard document to help people living with Cystic Fibrosis.
Research partnership enhances England Athletics’ Youth Talent Programme.
New wearable technology will be developed as part of a project to help older women stay active and keep playing sport.
Researchers and a shoe manufacturer have joined forces to create shoes to help older women stay active and keep playing sport.
University of Exeter Alumna are aiming for glory at the Tokyo Paralympics having combined their studies with international sporting commitments.
Thousands of tiny worms will be launched into space today (3 June) to help scientists to understand more about muscle loss and how to prevent it.
Researchers at the University of Exeter are recruiting participants aged 35-65 to investigate how the amount we eat affects muscle mass as we age.
A top physiology professor at the University of Exeter has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of the leading journal for the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.
Drinking beetroot juice promotes a mix of mouth bacteria associated with healthier blood vessels and brain function, according to a new study of people aged 70-80.
The Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre (CHERC), an internationally recognised paediatric research department at the University of Exeter, are celebrating seven years of collaboration with Exmouth Community College.
Helping people with Parkinson’s and freezing of gait take the first step: VSimulators technology supporting novel, low-cost community interventions
Research aiming to train people with Parkinson’s to shift their balance and overcome ‘freezing of gait’ (a feeling that one’s feet are stuck to the floor), has received funding from Parkinson’s UK.
A team led by the University of Exeter has carried out a detailed review of evidence on physical activity interventions for people with congenital heart disease.
A registered nutritionist and researcher at the University of Exeter has been awarded a British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) prize.
Living at low gravity affects cells at the genetic level, according to a study of worms in space.
Elite runners need a specific combination of physiological abilities to have any chance of running a sub-two-hour marathon, new research shows.
Older people wearing face masks need to take extra care to make sure they don’t trip over obstacles when walking.
A project that will use cutting-edge technology to develop safe and comfortable footwear for active older people has received a grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Talented young athletes will soon get advice and support on reducing the risk of injury from two projects jointly run by the University of Exeter and England Athletics.
A new study into the causes of sensorimotor impairments prevalent among autistic people could pave the way for better treatment and management in the future, say psychologists.
A study from the University of Exeter has found that mycoprotein, the protein-rich food source that is unique to Quorn products, lowers the post absorptive levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), commonly known as “bad” cholesterol, more than meat and fish.
Canon Medical is supporting University of Exeter research into heart problems in children.
A scientist who has worked with runners including Eliud Kipchoge and Paula Radcliffe is preparing for his own endurance challenge – running his first sub-three-hour marathon at the age of 50.
University of Exeter Sport and Health Sciences PhD student Joao Mineiro has been awarded an EPSRC-funded studentship to explore whether virtual reality can be used in the treatment of chronic pain.
A study from the University of Exeter has found that mycoprotein, the protein-rich food source that is unique to Quorn products, stimulates post-exercise muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein.
Frontline healthcare workers can take a new app-based micro-course on resilience and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Digital training experts have responded to the coronavirus pandemic by rapidly making new personal protective equipment (PPE) training for NHS staff.
Subjects across the Arts and Sciences at the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the very best worldwide, in the latest influential global league table.
A virtual reality simulation developed near Exeter has made a global list of top 10 VR experiences for 2019.
Marathon star Eliud Kipchoge has told University of Exeter graduates: “No human is limited”.
A University of Exeter professor has won a prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to sport medicine and the exercise sciences.
DHGE and University of Exeter to deliver online programmes in nutrition, recovery and rehabilitation
Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE) has joined forces with the University of Exeter to transform workforce development and empower staff to educate patients on nutrition, rehabilitation and recovery.
Data presented at the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) conference demonstrates mycoprotein is a more effective source of protein to support post exercise muscle building compared to some animal proteins.
Muscle decline caused by ageing and certain diseases could be dramatically slowed by stopping a chain reaction that damages cells, new research shows.
Cystic fibrosis experts will gather to discuss their research and share ideas at the University of Exeter.
Nuclear safety and counter-terrorism policing could be boosted by new virtual reality (VR) training being developed at the University of Exeter.
Scientists have made a step forward in understanding the evolution of human feet.
UK science will be launched into space to help tackle the effects of ageing, thanks to funding from the UK Space Agency.
Only one in 30 children does the recommended amount of daily physical activity, new research suggests.
Children with a coordination disorder can improve skills like throwing and catching with new training videos developed by the University of Exeter.
Thousands of worms are being flown to the International Space Station later this year for scientists to understand more about spaceflight-induced muscle loss - the first UK experiment to take place on the International Space Station.
Exeter is the best university in the UK for sports science, according to two major league tables.
One Hundred and Seventy final year Sports and Health Sciences students are currently preparing for a poster conference where they will be presenting their dissertation research to discipline staff and fellow students.