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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

21 September 2015
Researchers found that muscle fibres of bodybuilders and power athletes generate a higher isometric force (muscle contraction generates tension without changing its length) compared to controls, but t
15 September 2015
Three hours of uninterrupted sitting causes substantial disruption to vascular function in the legs in young girls, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.
08 September 2015
Resistance exercise can increase the number of Vitamin D receptors (VDRs) in the muscle and improve Vitamin D metabolism, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.