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AWRC projects

Read more about our latest projects below.

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Etexsense: cuff development and testing

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a medical device that treats foot drop (inability to lift the toes during walking) in multiple sclerosis or following stroke. It works by applying pulses of current to paralysed muscles.


I'M ACTIVE - Intelligent Multimodal Assessment and Coaching Through Identification of Vulnerabilities in older pEople

The IM ACTIVE project will study the design of a smart integrated system that can provide continuous tailored support to older adults to achieve and maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.


Active Together

Active Together is a pioneering programme designed to help people with cancer prepare for and recover from treatment


Evaluating the Leeds Neighbourhood Networks during the Covid-19 pandemic

We evaluated the Leeds Neighbourhood Networks and their role in supporting community recovery during and following the Covid-19 pandemic


Exploring long covid experiences through physical activity

The effects of long Covid are still unfolding. To find out more about it, we conducted a qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews on 18 people living with the illness.


Helping people move more in lockdown

Sheffield Hallam University researchers are working with Sport England to help elderly and vulnerable people stay active and exercise during the coronavirus lockdown.


Helping small businesses achieve big ambitions

Find out how our Wellbeing Accelerator helps start-ups and SMEs to develop innovative health and wellbeing products


Social Prescribing and Physical Activity

The effects of long Covid are still unfolding. To find out more about it, we conducted a qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews on 18 people living with the illness.


Developing new technology for Sheffield Children's Hospital

We are working with Sheffield Children's Hospital and The Children's Hospital Charity to develop new, globally innovative technologies in paediatric care.


Fatigue Systematic Review

We explored fatigue - a common symptom of long Covid. To do this, we conducted a systematic review of the literature and explored the lived experiences of those who are managing or have overcome fatigue


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