The European College of Sport Science Annual congresses have been organized since the inauguration of the ECSS in 1995. Today the ECSS congresses rank among the leading sport scientific congresses worldwide. The Congress comprises a range of invited lecturers, multi- and mono-disciplinary symposia as well as tutorial lecturers and Socratic debates. The ECSS congress is attended by international sport scientists with an academic career. The ECSS congresses now welcome up to 3000 participants from all over the world.
Centre members Dr Phil Atherton, Dr Kenny Smith, and Dr Daniel Wilkinson will host a European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) course in Tracer Methodology in Metabolism later this month.
imon Jones and Ashleigh Evans are starting a collaborative drug discovery project with Retrogenix to identify the receptor for a key adipokine that they have shown mediates the production of catabolic proteases and pro-inflammatory cytokines in articular cartilage.
Two of the Centre’s Primary Investigators Dr Carolyn Greig and Dr Anna Phillips both have articles featuring in the Spring edition of ‘Innov-age magazine’
As one of the commissioners for the ‘Healthy Ageing in the 21st century Commission Report’, Centre Director Professor Janet Lord helped to field questions from Members of Parliament at the report launch in the House of Commons.
Older people who suffer a hip fracture should be routinely tested and treated for depression to aid their recovery and prevent their immune systems from being compromised, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.