The School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences Seminar Series involves regular formal presentations of high-quality scholarly work with broad appeal.

 

Cancer-induced Bone Metastases: Who is Safe to Exercise? by Dr Tina Skinner

5 April 2019 12:30pm1:00pm
Over 80% of patients with advanced cancer will develop bone metastases, where the tumour invades into the bone. Specific exercises have been demonstrated to improve bone health in non-cancer populations, however studies exploring the effect of exercise on bone health in people with cancer have typically excluded those with bone metastases.

Listening to motor units - Intercepting communication between our brain and our muscles

5 April 2019 12:00pm12:45pm
Understanding the principles that govern muscle force production is essential if we aim to optimise performance in sports, healthy ageing or motor impairment. This seminar will be presented by Dr Jeroen Aeles.