Volunteer residents at a care home are taking part in a new University of Birmingham study aimed at assessing whether exercising while seated can improve the health and well-being of frail older adults.
Posted: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:52
The study, called Keeping Active in Residential Elderly (KARE), is being conducted by the Physical Activity and Nutritional INfluences In ageing (PANINI) project research group at the University of Birmingham.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:31
A number of schools in Birmingham took part in the School Games Winter Festival of 2019 at the University of Birmingham.
In its eighth year, the Games took place on 4th April 2019 and saw children from... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:47
UK Coaching has confirmed that Coaching Week will return for 2019.
This year, the awareness campaign – which empowers athletes, coaches and the general public to celebrate coaching – will showcase... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:37
A new health initiative targeting businesses in Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull and the Black Country is set to launch this summer. The 'Workplace Wellbeing Challenge' is a fun and inclusive opportunity... Read More »
British Cycling has announced that its twelfth HSBC UK Disability Hub will open in Stourport, improving access to the sport for people with disabilities in the West Midlands.
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:27
The first two-hour session will be held at Stourport Sports Club on Sunday 31 March and delivered monthly thereafter by qualified British Cycling coaches.
HSBC UK Disability Hubs have welcomed over 5,000... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:15
New analysis uncovers five key findings about children and young people's motivations towards getting active...
Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active, new analysis from... Read More »