Ultra runner Susie Chan has officially entered the record books after her 12-hour treadmill attempt at Kingston University was verified by Guinness World Records. The 40 year old, who was supported by a team of sport science and exercise experts in the University's human performance laboratory, set a new women's world record for greatest distance run on a treadmill in 12 hours on 30 January.
Dark chocolate has already been hailed for its positive effects on cardiovascular health – and now a study undertaken at London's Kingston University has found the tasty treat could help give sports enthusiasts an extra edge in their fitness training. A team led by postgraduate research student Rishikesh Kankesh Patel discovered that dark chocolate provides similar benefits to beetroot juice, now taken regularly by elite athletes after studies showed it can improve performance.
Staff who co-ordinate emergency services for 999 calls to the ambulance service require support to reduce stress and sickness absence, new research has found. Professor Tom Quinn from the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education at Kingston University and St George's, University of London, was part of a team of experts who interviewed dispatch staff, who work in ambulance control centres sending paramedics to emergencies.
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Launch of the Wellbeing at Work: Kingston Research Group
Thursday 9 June 2016
This is the fourth event for the 2015-2016 Kingston Business School Occupational and Business Psychology 'Engaging with the Profession' series.
Thursday 23 June 2016
As part of the Neurodevelopmental Disorder Seminar Series.
Call for participants to workshop on: Multidisciplinary Issues for Wind Power in Cold Climates
Monday 15 August - Wednesday 17 August 2016
The British Council together with Kingston University (UK) and the China Aerodynamic Research and Development Centre (CARDC), will be holding a workshop on the above theme in Mianyang, China.
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