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Beds Talks: Eating, Drinking & Exercising in a Warming World

Join the University of Bedfordshire for a free interactive Beds Talks event – ‘Eating, Drinking & Exercising in a Warming World’ – delving deep into the impacts of climate change on sports science and nutrition through a series of enlightening talks.

Hosted by Dr Michael Newell (Senior Lecturer in Health, Nutrition and Exercise), this event will also feature live workshops from academics and students who will showcase topics including sustainable nutrition and cooling techniques.

This event will utilise the University's state-of-the-art laboratory spaces and facilities found at the Bedford campus, which are purpose-built for research and teaching in the fields of exercise and nutrition science. This includes specialised equipment and facilities for assessing human health risks and delivering exercise and diet interventions for health promotion. These specialist labs give students a fantastic environment to develop their research skills and expertise.

Join us for an enlightening evening as we delve into the implications of a warming world on sports science, exercise physiology, and nutrition. This event, led by Dr Michael Newell, will explore how climate change is reshaping the way we think about health, fitness, and our environment.

Following a series of talks, attendees will get the chance to witness live workshop sessions including:

· Sustainable Hydration Station

· Food Footprint Showcase

· Cooling Techniques Workshop

· Performance Metrics in Different Environmental Conditions

· Simulated Environmental Conditions in the University Environmental Chamber

This event is ideal for individuals interested in fitness, nutrition, environmental sustainability, sports organisations, university students, health and fitness professionals, policy-makers, educators, and anyone keen to learn about the impact of climate change on our daily lives.
This event is free to attend and begins at 5.30pm.
Gateway Building, University of Bedfordshire Bedford campus, Polhill Avenue, Bedford MK41 9EA
Wed 17 April
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