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The Physiological Society has a membership of over 3000 scientists covering areas such as exercise performance, why we sweat, how vitamins affect our body, and the causes of obesity, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.
As well as a wealth of expertise within our membership, The Society also publishes the latest research developments in the field in its journals The Journal of Physiology and Experimental Physiology.

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Press releases

19 January 2018
Bikram yoga, a hot yoga style, is no more effective at improving health than the same yoga postures at room temperature - that’s what research published in Experimental Physiology has found.
18 January 2018
Research recently published in The Journal of Physiology has found that elderly people walk at a slower speed and tire more quickly because of loss of strength and mass in leg muscles.
05 January 2018
A new study in The Journal of Physiology has documented how the same period of inactivity has a greater and more severe impact on the muscle power of the lower limbs of the elderly than young people.