News Archive, Tag: team bath

Regular exercise helps keep the immune system healthy, say University researchers

30 March 2020

Keeping up regular exercise, even when you are stuck at home, is a way of keeping your immune system healthy, say University of Bath researchers. Leading physiologists, Dr James Turner and Dr John Campbell have considered the effects of exercise on our immune system and say it is widely-agreed that regular, moderate-intensity exercise is beneficial for immunity. It can help the immune system find and deal with pathogens, and in the long term, regular exercise...

Team Bath sponsor first to sign up to charity fitness challenge

20 February 2020

Organisers, participants and local businesses joined forces at the recent, official launch of new charity fitness initiative, Fit4Bath, with Fulkers Bailey Russell heading the charge to sign up for the event. Motivated by an increasing awareness that our children are spending more time in front of screens and less time playing outside, Fit4Bath founder - local businessman and sports enthusiast Nick Parry - wanted to find some way to make a difference. “How could we...

Why Team Bath? The reasons behind one of the country’s most promising netball stars relocating to the University of Bath

20 February 2017

When her former netball Superleague club Yorkshire Jets announced its decision to wind up in late 2016, England U21 star Imogen Allison became one of the league's most sought-after players. At just 18, Allison had already gained international experience with the national set-up and had been involved in both an U17 Netball Europe and an U21 Australia tour. With clubs up and down the country after her services, she chose Team Bath - a testament...

Fitness boost for Team Bath customers

Significant fitness investment at Sports Training Village

10 November 2016

The University has agreed to invest up to £3.5 million in developing the Sports Training Village by adding a new gym.   This is set to be a significant boost to all our customers whether Olympic, World-level and student-athletes in training for national and global competitions or our student and community members who are passionate about their health and fitness. The existing gym, which has been recently refurbished, will remain open. The new provision will...

Andrew Willis is backing the Team Bath Road to Rio Challenge in aid of Sport Relief

Sign up for our Road to Rio Challenge and raise money for Sport Relief 2016

11 February 2016

London 2012 Olympic swimmer Andrew Willis is urging the people of Bath to get active and take on the Team Bath Road to Rio Challenge in aid of Sport Relief. Prizes are on offer to the first team or individual to cover the equivalent of the 6,000-mile distance from Bath to Brazil – either by running, swimming, cycling or rowing – while raising money for charities at home and abroad. The miles can covered in...

A day in the life of a Talent Development Centre athlete: Testing Day

03 February 2016

January featured Team Bath Talent Development Centre's (TDC) bi-annual testing day, a physical fitness assessment day compulsory for all TDC athletes to track their development. The two testing days each year, which are supplemented by ongoing in-session monitoring, are designed to assess each individual's strengths, weaknesses and areas of major improvement. The important days are run with the help of Team Bath's sports scientists and strength and conditioning specialists and also feature a wealth of information...

From broken English to royal recognition – Meet the Team Bath athlete behind the 2016 Sports Performance Conference

15 December 2015

Amongst the outstanding athletes who have made the Sports Training Village their training base is Eva Piatrikova - a Slovakian swimmer-cum-triathlete with big ambitions of a future in sports performance. Her past three years have been spent as an athlete, student and even a staff member at the University of Bath - years she describes as "the best decision I've ever made". And now she is set to lead the largest Sports Performance conference the University has...

Dr Tom Hudson, centre, is inducted into the Team Bath Hall of Fame by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley and Professor Kevin Edge, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath

Dr Tom Hudson inducted into Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

20 July 2015

Dr Tom Hudson, the pioneer of sporting scholarships in British universities, today became the fourth inductee into the Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Hudson, who served in the Director of Sport role at the University of Bath from 1971 to 1992, was a passionate advocate of helping students achieve at the highest level of sport while continuing successfully with their academic studies. He also represented Great Britain in modern pentathlon at the 1956...

Mhairi Spence, Nigel Laughton, Kara Luck and Nick Woodbridge at the launch of the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships ticket sales. PICTURE: Sam Farr for Matchtight

Calling all Team Bath members – get ticket discount for Modern Pentathlon European Championships at University of Bath

30 March 2015

Team Bath members are being offered an exclusive ticket discount for this summer’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships, where eight Rio Olympic qualifying places will be on offer. The continental competition is being staged at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from August 18-23, with the fencing taking place in the main sports hall, swimming in the 50m pool, show-jumping in the athletics in-field area and the run-shoot climax on the athletics track. This prestigious...

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