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Aber team in bid to boost stroke survivors’ recovery

Aber team in bid to boost stroke survivors’ recovery A group of Aberystwyth scientist are working on a project to improve stroke patient’s recovery. In a new study funded by the Stroke Implementation Group NHS Wales and Aberystwyth University, stroke survivors have the opportunity to participate in an intensive, exercise rehabilitation program specifically tailored to…
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The effect of CO2 on balance in older and younger adults.

The effect of CO2 on balance in older and younger adults Project leaders: Dr Alexander Taylor & Dr Dan Low We are recruiting healthy male and female volunteers, aged between 18 – 30 & 60 – 75 years to participate in a new research study. The study is testing how anxiety affect an individual’s balance.…
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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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