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Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs

Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs

Eating breakfast prior to exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates and more rapidly digest food post-workout, according to research involving the University of Stirling.

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Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a breakthrough in understanding how people respond to lifestyle treatment for preventing Type 2 diabetes.

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Open Day

By attending one of our Open Days, you’ll be able to explore our beautiful campus, check out our diverse range of courses and spend invaluable time with staff and students to get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like.

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Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs

Eating breakfast prior to exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates and more rapidly digest food post-workout, according to research involving the University of Stirling.

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Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs

Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a breakthrough in understanding how people respond to lifestyle treatment for preventing Type 2 diabetes.

Read more
Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Enhanced handovers could improve wellbeing of patients

The care and wellbeing of critically ill or injured patients could be enhanced by improving communication between paramedics, prehospital critical care teams and emergency departments, new research has indicated.

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Enhanced handovers could improve wellbeing of patients

Gold Coast stars toasted at celebratory reception

A celebratory reception was held this past week to recognise the achievements of the University of Stirling’s Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes.

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Gold Coast stars toasted at celebratory reception

Foam rolling warm-up enhances performance

Sportspeople should consider replacing static stretch warm-ups with foam roller routines in a bid to maximise performance, a new study by the University of Stirling has suggested.

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Foam rolling warm-up enhances performance

A 15-minute ‘Daily Mile’ could enhance children’s health

Policymakers should consider introducing The Daily Mile to improve the health and fitness of schoolchildren around the world, according to new research led by the Universities of Stirling and Edinburgh.

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A 15-minute ‘Daily Mile’ could enhance children’s health

University launches study into gambling marketing

Experts at the University of Stirling will lead a new study investigating the effects of gambling marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable groups.

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University launches study into gambling marketing

Nursing celebration at the Macrobert Arts Centre

Two decades of nursing at the University of Stirling and the 70th anniversary of the NHS will be marked with a special event featuring guest speakers and musical performances.

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Nursing celebration at the Macrobert Arts Centre

University lecturer lands top nursing award

A University of Stirling nursing lecturer has picked up a top prize at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018.

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University lecturer lands top nursing award

Graded punishment system could improve anti-doping in sport

Introducing a points-based grading system to punish athletes caught doping could revolutionise the approach to tackling drugs in sport, experts have said.

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Graded punishment system could improve anti-doping in sport

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Open Day

By attending one of our Open Days, you’ll be able to explore our beautiful campus, check out our diverse range of courses and spend invaluable time with staff and students to get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like.

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