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Following former Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson's diagnosis of early-onset dementia at 42 and probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and a number of NFL and rugby league players facing a similar prognosis, a new research study explores the experiences of family members of former athletes with CTE.
A partnership between two leading education and health organisations has led to face-to-face rehabilitation work returning for the first time in many months.
Work by Oxford Brookes University to increase the activity levels of children with neurological conditions is highlighted in a new National campaign. MadeAtUni: Energising Places, launched by Universities UK and British Universities and Colleges Sport, celebrates the role of universities in the health and wellbeing of communities across the UK.
An Oxford Brookes University lecturer is a winner in the Alliance Awards 2021 for her work developing anti-racist practice and supporting equality of educational outcomes for students who experience racial discrimination.
An Oxford Brookes student has been nominated in the Oxfordshire Health and Social Care Awards 2021 for her volunteering work during the pandemic.
Two members of healthcare staff at Oxford Brookes University have won national awards for their outstanding contribution and dedication to health and social care.
A project set to be the world’s largest study into the effects of exercise on the successful treatment of children with cancer has begun, with scientists from Oxford Brookes University taking a leading role.
Academics from Oxford Brookes University, Newcastle University and the University of Winchester have written an open letter to Chief Medical Officers in the UK today, advising them to support their request that tackling should be removed from rugby played by school-aged children.
A new paper published today in the journal Communication and Sport (C&S) shows that concussion and serious head injury in football is still not taken as seriously as it should be, particularly within the media.
World Rugby’s tackle-height trial in the Championship has been criticised for its lack of ethical rigour in a report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine published today.