Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

18 articles found

Help with ground-breaking research to find ways of improving recovery from Covid-19 Scientists are looking for volunteers to see if the breathing muscles can be trained to help people's recovery from Covid-19

24 September 2020 3 min read

Breathing experts exploring a new method to help people recover from Covid-19, using breathing exercises and a hand-held device, are looking for volunteers who have had Covid-19 to help them test it.

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Physiology experts respond to questions from coronavirus frontline on new forum Covid-19 advisory panel welcomes questions, comments and data from frontline clinicians

17 April 2020 4 min read

Frontline clinicians treating coronavirus patients can now gain access to up-to-the-minute advice from human physiology experts thanks to a new initiative hosted by The Physiological Society.

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UK's first skills course for coaches starts at Portsmouth

04 October 2019 2 min read

PE teachers, athletic coaches and leisure centre staff across the region are being offered a chance to sharpen their coaching abilities at the UK’s first Athletic Skills Model Course.

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Testing the limits of human endurance

05 August 2019 3 min read

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth are aiming to test the limits of human endurance by working with Neil Hunter, who is undertaking a solo unsupported, unassisted expedition to Antarctica.

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Elite footballers leaner taller faster than decades ago

21 March 2019 5 min read

New research has found the body shape of footballers has become taller, lighter and faster compared to players from the past five decades. Read more today.

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Playing could be secret to sport

05 March 2019 3 min read

Jumping and balancing could be the secret to sporting prowess, according to a new model being taught for the first time in the UK.

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Heart patients need kindness as much as medical intervention

30 December 2018 3 min read

Heart attack patients can suffer substantial emotional trauma once the medics have finished making their bodies better, according to new research.

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