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SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE SUBJECT SPOTLIGHT

Can you outrun a bad diet?
with Dr Michael Newell from the University of Bedfordshire

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Join Dr Michael Newell as he asks whether you can outrun a bad diet, exploring the relationship between diet and exercise in weight management and overall health. Through introducing different perspectives within sport and exercise science, Michael highlights the many complexities involved in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Dr Michael NewellUniversity of BedfordshireSport and exercise science

All episodes
1. Foundations of exercise and nutrition
2. The role of exercise in weight management
3. Nutrition strategies for a healthy lifestyle
4. Activity - Tailoring exercise and nutrition to individual needs

About the university


University of Bedfordshire
University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire provides you with a professional learning environment, as well as practical, real-world opportunities to develop your experience so that you’re ready to seamlessly take on the world of work. The Luton campus and accommodation are centrally located, and just a short distance from London – a 25-minute train journey. Bedfordshire believes in supporting students through their time at university and offer a range of well-being and financial initiatives. At Beds, they know going to university isn’t just about gaining a great degree; it’s also about developing skills and having experiences that will help you become a well-rounded individual who stands out from the crowd.

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Meet the academic
Dr Michael Newell

Dr Michael Newell is a Senior Lecturer in Health, Nutrition and Exercise at the School of Sport Science and Physical Activity, University of Bedfordshire. His expertise lies in exercise physiology, with a particular emphasis on nutrition, metabolism, metabolic health, and hydration. Michael is also a Registered Nutritionist with over 9 years of experience in conducting research trials that focus on exercise physiology and nutrition. He is currently a board member of the Institute of Sport and Physical Activity Research at the University of Bedfordshire and an active researcher within the themes of Health and Wellbeing and Exercise Performance. Michael has also previously been the Course Leader for the MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition programme at the University of Westminster, and worked as a post-doctoral Research Manager at the Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research Unit in Cambridge. Additionally, he has worked as the Innovation Manager and Research fellow for the Need for Nutrition Education and College Research Associate for Wolfson College University of Cambridge.

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