In case you missed it, Professor Janet Lord the Director of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, appeared on the BBC News last week. Janet gave an interview to BBC…
Move It or Lose it want to encourage the over 70s to do the 30 seconds sit-to-stand challenge, then submit, track and improve their scores. Families can encourage their older relatives to take on the challenge throughout lockdown and beyond.
Wondering how you can keep your immune system working efficiently whilst you are self-isolating? Professor Janet Lord, Director of CMAR and the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, tells us just how important exercise is for our immune system.
The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee, under the Chairmanship of Lord Patel, is conducting an inquiry into ageing and CMAR Director Janet Lord has been appointed as Special Advisor
The MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research is currently inviting applications for the following 9 funded PhD studentships to begin in October 2019
Don Anderson, a member of the Birmingham 1000 Elders, celebrated his 100th birthday at the end of January. Centenarian Don celebrated his big day in style with a party for friends and family, and Professor Janet Lord went along to wish him well.
Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research appeared on the BBC’s How to Stay Young programme on Thursday 7th April at 9 pm, offering her expertise on the ‘Sit to Rise’ test, an easy-to-administer test, measuring flexibility and strength in older people
On May the 23rd, the Phenome Centre Birmingham officially launched with a grand opening and one-day scientific symposium on clinical metabolic phenotyping. The £8M Phenome Centre Birmingham is a large metabolic phenotyping facility led by internationally-recognised metabolomics and clinical experts at the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with Birmingham Health Partners.
Are you interested in learning about the control of movement and the ability to remain active in older age? We would like to invite you to an open day at the School of Sports Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences on Tuesday the 21 of June 2016 from 10:20 am (registration opens at 9:30) to 3:30 pm.
On the 13th of September 2015, 12 members of the MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research (CMAR), ran the 13.1 miles of arguably the world’s greatest half marathon. Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the Great North Run route is lined with supporters all the way from the iconic Tyne Bridge, all the way out towards the coast (and finish line) in South Shields.