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Physiologist wins prestigious sport medicine award

A University of Exeter professor has won a prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to sport medicine and the exercise sciences.

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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.

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Quorn protein builds muscle better than milk protein

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.

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Worm study sparks hope for slowing muscle decline

Muscle decline caused by ageing and certain diseases could be dramatically slowed by stopping a chain reaction that damages cells, new research shows.

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Experts gather for Cystic Fibrosis event

Cystic fibrosis experts will gather to discuss their research and share ideas at the University of Exeter.

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Virtual reality training for nuclear workers and police

Nuclear safety and counter-terrorism policing could be boosted by new virtual reality (VR) training being developed at the University of Exeter.

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Step forward in understanding human feet

Scientists have made a step forward in understanding the evolution of human feet.

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UK Space Agency funds new experiments on International Space Station

UK science will be launched into space to help tackle the effects of ageing, thanks to funding from the UK Space Agency.

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3% of children hit daily activity target

Only one in 30 children does the recommended amount of daily physical activity, new research suggests.

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Eye training to help children with dyspraxia

Children with a coordination disorder can improve skills like throwing and catching with new training videos developed by the University of Exeter.

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Worms in space: The Molecular Muscle Experiment

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.

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Exeter tops tables for sports science

Exeter is the best university in the UK for sports science, according to two major league tables.

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Students prepare for poster conference

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.

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