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: 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 »
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 »
Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:21
Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:43
"Birmingham City Council would like your views on the proposed Birmingham Public Health Green Paper.
This Green Paper sets out the proposed Public Health priorities for the next four years. Our priorities... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:13
Getting active outdoors is proven to positively impact health and mental wellbeing and an ambitious new community sailing project at Edgbaston Reservoir is breaking down barriers so anyone in Birmingham... Read More »