Breast Health Research

Media Coverage

SESbreastbiomech

Over the last year our breast research has received large amounts of attention from the media, please find below some of the articles that have been published recently. For media coverage from previous years please view our media archive.  

Wednesday 24th April 2013

 
NetDoctor - News
Report on a study by Univeristy of Portsmouth and St Mary's University College, London, that found almost a third of female marathon runners experience breast pain, with the proportion rising with increasing breast size. Read the news report.
 
 

Monday 22 April 2013

 
 
About My Area - The News
Article about the Research Group in Breast Health, who is offering free bra fitting sessions for local women

The Guardian
Article about whether wearing a bra is beneficial mentions research by Dr Joanna Scurr.
 
The Guardian
Article about how one in three women marathon runners are likely to have breast pain during the event according to research by Dr Joanna Scurr of University of Portsmouth University and Nicola Brown of St Mary's University College, Twickenham.

Monday 15 April 2013

 
Medi Lexicon (http://www.medilexicon.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=259073)

Reports on research by the University Hospital of Besancon in France, which suggests women should go bra-less, mention previous research by UoP that found many women were damaging their breasts by wearing the wrong size bra.
 

Friday 12 April 2013

The Times
The Times Online (http://tinyurl.com/cpgjcfc)
Daily Mail
The Australian 
Reports on research by the University Hospital of Besancon in France, which suggests women should go bra-less, mention or include comment from Dr Joanna Scurr.
 

Monday, 8 April, 2013

 
Bodyfit
A competition to win a sports bra mentions research by the University of Portsmouth that found that wearing a sports bra reduces bounce by up to 78 per cent during aerobic exercise.

Thursday 24 January 2013

 
Women's Fitness (Running)
Article about wearing the correct sports bra mentions research by University of Portsmouth about how breasts move when women exercise
 
Thursday 10 January 2013
 
Woman & Home
Article about how a University of Portsmouth study discovered that older women are less likely to experience vertical breast bounce during exercise than younger women.
 
The Sun
Article about hygiene that mentions findings from University of Portsmouth research into breast bounce
 
Friday, December 14th, 2012
 
Healthy Magazine
Report on health updates mentions research by Dr Joanna Scurr and colleagues for bra manufacturer Shock Absorber to develop a bra which reduces breast bounce, and hence pain, for women runners

Monday 10 December 2012

Handbag.com http://tinyurl.com/cabkmqo

Article about Kim Kardashian wearing inappropriate gym wear mentions research from University of Portsmouth's Research Group in Breast Health

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Fit Pro magazine

Report on sports bras mentions Dr Scurr and her research for bra maker Shock Absorber

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Women's Running

Report about breast bounce in older women includes quote from Debbie Risius, whose research is cited

Monday 12 November 2012

Bodyfit

Article on effective sports bras mentions that University of Portsmouth tested the Shock Absorber Ultimate Run Bra and found it to be very effective (DSES)

Thursday 25 October 2012
 
Article on wearing the correct sports bra mentions Dr Jo Scurr's breast biomechanic research 
 
Friday, October 12th, 2012
 
Article about wearing the correct sports bra quotes UoP research that states that although everyday bras reduce movement by 38%, the best sports bras can reduce movement by up to 80%.
 
Wednesday 10 October 2012
 
Article about research by Debbie Risius which has found that older breasts move in a different way to younger breasts
 
Friday 28 September 2012

Easier Lifestyle http://tinyurl.com/cncrelo

Article about research by Debbie Risius which has found that older breasts have less vertical bounce than younger breasts
 
Wednesday 26 September, 2012
 
International coverage of Debbie Risius' research that has found that older women's breasts have less vertical bounce than younger breasts. Debbie was also interviewed on the radio with Jack FM and BBC Coventry and Warwickshire.
 
Tuesday 25th September, 2012
 
Articles about research by Debbie Risius which shows that older breasts have less vertical bounce than younger breasts  
Daily Mail - Mail Online http://tinyurl.com/8l3ocu3
 
Tuesday, 4th September, 2012
 
The Sydney Morning Herald http://tinyurl.com/cmuapd9
Article about an Australian academic who is studying breast biomechanics quotes UoP's Joanna Scurr

Thursday, 9th August, 2012  

Article about breast movement whilst exercising is authored by Debbie Risius
 
Friday, July 20th, 2012
 
Article on Dr Joanna Scurr's breast biomechanic research
 
Friday, July 13th, 2012
 
Expert Beauty magazine
Report on breast health mentions research by Dr Joanna Scurr and colleagues on damage caused to tissue when well-supporting bras aren't worn
 
Friday, July 6th, 2012
 
The Sun
Short article about new bra designs for bigger women mentions research carried out at Portsmouth
 
Thursday, 5th July, 2012
 
IOL Lifestyle.za http://tinyurl.com/cerwd4o 
Article about breast health and movement quotes UoP research
 
Thursday, 28th June, 2012
 
Article on preventing breast sag quotes Jenny White of the Research Group in Breast Health
Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2165667/How-prevent-saggy-breasts-perky-look--forever.html?ito=feeds-newsxml