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The Centre for Movement and Wellbeing – University of Birmingham

19th April 2024 The Centre for Movement and Wellbeing (MoveWell) at the University of Birmingham, is at the forefront of cutting-edge wellness. They offer a trailblazing centre for movement and wellbeing, dedicated to elevating both physical and mental wellbeing to new heights. MoveWell has an unparalleled integrated approach to strength and conditioning and psychological/cognitive assessment […]

Fall prevention: Strategies to help keep you from falling down

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8th April 2024 HEALTHbeat – Harvard Medical School Falling is a normal part of early childhood. However, as we age, even a minor fall can be debilitating. Falling as an older adult can lead to serious consequences including injury, disability, and even death. The good news is most falls can be prevented. Taking precautions, such […]

Promoting active ageing in care home facilities with Porthaven

18th March 2024 Website: www.porthaven.co.uk Founded: 2010 Address: Avondale Care Home, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8EH Equipment: HUR Pulley, HUR Leg Press, Smart Balance, NuStep, Spirit Recumbent Bike DOWNLOAD THIS CASE STUDY When it comes to the care of their residents, Porthaven Care Homes takes a person-centred approach, ensuring the delivery of the highest-quality […]

High-intensity Exercise Can Reverse Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease

1st March 2024 Yale School of Medicine High-intensity exercise induces brain-protective effects that have the potential to not just slow down, but possibly reverse, the neurodegeneration associated with Parkinson’s disease, a new pilot study suggests. Prior research has shown that many forms of exercise are linked to improved symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. But there has […]

Exclusive UK NuStep Distributor

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SportsMed Products Limited are delighted to announce that we are now the exclusive UK distribution partner for NuStep, providers of recumbent cross trainers.

Age and muscle loss

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24th January 2024 Harvard Health Publishing – Harvard Medical School As the years pass, muscle mass in the body generally shrinks, and strength and power decline. The process begins earlier than you might think. Sarcopenia—defined as age-related muscle loss—can begin at around age 35 and occurs at a rate of 1-2 percent a year for […]

The effect of anti-gravity treadmill training for knee osteoarthritis rehabilitation on joint pain, gait, and EMG

4th December 2023 Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) is a disease characterized by degenerative changes and destruction of articular cartilage. Continued disease progression leads to gradual impairment of knee function and causes corresponding pain and decreased muscle strength, which associated with maintaining knee stability, resulting in decreased exercise and increased body mass index (BMI), further aggravating knee […]

Role of Anti-gravity Training in Rehabilitation and Return to Sport After Running Injuries

4th December 2023 Anti-gravity treadmill training is a therapeutic option to help recovering runners return to activity after injury. This current concept paper provides a synopsis of the latest evidence of the biomechanical and metabolic changes that occur with body weight support (BWS) treadmill training, effects of anti-gravity treadmill training on clinical outcomes and clinical […]

ReWalk Robotics to acquire AlterG

9th August 2023 ReWalk Robotics & AlterG last night announced that ReWalk Robotics is to acquire AlterG. We are incredibly excited by the announcement and look forward to providing enhanced innovation to our customers and future customers! SportsMed Products, who’s team have worked with AlterG for over 10 years are always looking for new ways […]

Euleria – NEW Product news!

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21st July 2023 SportsMed Products Ltd become Euleria Health exclusive UK & Ireland Distributors! Exciting news! We are now the exclusive distributors for Euleria Health in the UK & Ireland. Discover their unique range of exercise and assessment solutions using motion sensors, backed by scientific research. Last week, our team had the privilege of visiting […]