The research in our Health and Wellbeing theme aims to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments.

In this research theme blog, we cover topics including self-care, sport and exercise, mental wellbeing, diseases and medical advancements.

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The research in our Health and Wellbeing theme aims to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments.

In this research theme blog, we cover topics including self-care, sport and exercise, mental wellbeing, diseases and medical advancements.

22 posts found

Does your homemade mask work? Dr Simon Kolstoe examines some ways to decide if our masks are effective

24 July 2020 Dr Simon Kolstoe 7 min read

Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare, from the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the effectiveness of face masks during the pandemic

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Does your face mask protect you or other people? Making sense of the effectiveness of different types of face mask

14 July 2020 Dr Simon Kolstoe 7 min read

Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the effectivness of face masks

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The Participation and Performance Podcast

30 October 2019 4 min read

Dr Daniel J. Brown hosts a series of interviews with world-leading experts to understand the psychology behind participation in physical activity and performance in sport.

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Retiring from elite sport? Consider seeing a psychologist – Andy Murray did Seeking professional help for poor mental health isn’t easy, especially for elite athletes in times of transition, writes Dr Paul Gorczynski for The Conversation

17 January 2019 Dr Paul Gorczynski 5 min read

Paul Gorczynski, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sport & Exercise Science, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about mental health problems elite athletes face after retirement following injury

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