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Not your Cup o’ Joe? Cupping, Olympics, and health.
August 11, 2016
It has caused a stir in Rio since Michael Phelps emerged with dark circles on his skin. Whatever your take on Cupping what does it mean for ethics and morality in medicine? Roger Kerry, Associate Professor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Nottingham delivers his verdict. The Olympics are a curious time for physiotherapists …
Zika virus and the Olympic Summer Games – any regrets?
August 8, 2016
Dr Janet Daly, Associate Professor in Veterinary Medicine & Science at The University of Nottingham, asks whether GB golfers were too cautious to stay away from Rio 2016 There has been much discussion in the lead up to the Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 about the risk Zika virus might pose to …
Stay ahead of the game – and stay healthy in Rio
August 4, 2016
As sporting enthusiasts from across the UK jet off to Brazil to support Team GB at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, a University of Nottingham expert in respiratory medicine is urging travellers to remember the basics when it comes to protecting their health while abroad. Jonathan Van-Tam, Professor of Health Protection in the School of …
My part in Rio 2016…from my desk in Nottingham
August 2, 2016
There are 5185 miles that separate Rio de Janeiro and Nottingham but I can already feel the excitement building ahead of the Olympics. This is because in my small way I have helped bring recognition to a deserving athlete and fellow Brazilian. Imagine waking up one morning with the certainty that you would be a …