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May Measurement Month 2019

Dr. Federico Villagra and colleagues will lead the participation of AU (IBERS) in the May Measurement Month (2019), a world campaign sponsored by the International Society of Hypertension with the principal purposed of raising awareness of high blood pressure. Hypertension is a silent killer. It is the No. 1 contributing risk factor for global death…
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Activity trackers put to the test

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have been testing the accuracy of popular activity trackers for a BBC Wales consumer affairs programme. Dr Rhys Thatcher, Reader in Exercise Physiology at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) was commissioned by BBC One Wales’ X-Ray to test the Fitbit Charge 2, Letscom HR and Letsfit. Dr…
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Exercise Programme Research Study Recruitment

Exercise Programme Research Study Thinking of starting an exercise programme? Why not take part in a research study? We are looking for people aged between 18 and 65 who have a BMI of higher than 25 to take part in a four week exercise trial If you are interested and think you may qualify please…
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