Prof Hugh Montgomery on exercising in extreme heat

  • January 20, 2014

With the Australian Open hitting the headlines for heat rather than tennis, we ask UCL’s Professor Hugh Montgomery about what happens to your body when you play tennis in 40 plus degrees?

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Good news for Jess Ennis-Hill

  • January 10, 2014

Congratulations to Jessica Ennis-Hill on her pregnancy! It’s great to hear her being so positive about training during pregnancy and her athletics career after the baby arrives. There is plenty of evidence to show that exercise is beneficial to the mother during pregnancy and, provided some sensible guidelines are followed, safe.

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Cancer patients who exercise dramatically reduce their risk of death

  • January 01, 2014

A new American study shows that engaging in physical activity after cancer diagnosis is associated with better survival. Dr Courtney Kipps, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health and a Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at UCL, discusses the benefits of exercise in improving survival rates.

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Lord Coe opens ISEH

  • July 01, 2013

Lord Sebastian Coe officially opened a new sport institute which will be a lasting legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, treating elite athletes,‘weekend warriors’ and NHS patients under the same roof.

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