The Musculoskeletal System: The Science of Staying Active into Old Age

Lesley Iwanejko, Michael Trenell and Peter Grabowski, The University of Sheffield

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This free online course has been developed by The Medical Research Council Versus Arthritis Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing, a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield and Newcastle. On this course, you’ll learn why our bones, joints and muscles function less well as we age, and discover how best to live well as we get older.

This course is designed for patients, carers and people who lead active lives and would appreciate knowing how their lifestyle is likely to affect their long-term health. It may also inspire you to study or research musculoskeletal ageing. No previous biological experience is needed.

This course will also be ideal for those from a non-biological background who may be interested in studying or researching musculoskeletal ageing at postgraduate level. For more information see our MRes and PhD training pages on our web site.

Dates:
  • 7 September 2020
  • 8 June 2020
  • 27 January 2020
  • 29 July 2019
  • 21 January 2019
  • 2 July 2018
  • 6 November 2017
  • 3 October 2016
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  • Language: English Gb

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