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07 October 2022

Sheffield Hallam recognises student elite athletes

Earlier this week, colleagues, partners and support staff from Sheffield Hallam celebrated this year's cohort of performance sport athletes as part of the University's Performance Athletes Support Programme.


22 August 2022

English football clubs lost £1bn in revenue due to Covid-19

English football clubs lost £1billion in revenue and the industry was set back two and half years in growth terms as a result of the pandemic, according to new research by Sheffield Hallam University.


27 June 2022

Onside: Celebrating women’s football in Sheffield

Sheffield Hallam University are hosting a day in celebration of women’s football, ahead of the Women’s Euro 2022.


29 April 2022

Hallam students support squash programme for local young people

Sheffield-based Steel City Squash combines professfional squash coaching with educational support and creative learning activities.


04 March 2022

New study finds professional football environment legitimises bullying masked as banter

A new study exploring the perceptions of banter amongst footballers has found the professional setting can legitimise and normalise bullying, and highlights the need for coaches, players and sports clubs to address the cultural expectations around banter in their environments.


27 January 2022

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Sheffield Hallam student makes Jamaican bobsleigh team

A talented healthcare student from Sheffield Hallam University has qualified to represent Jamaica at the Winter Olympics as part of the four-man bobsleigh team.


30 September 2021

New study explores the impact of temperature on finish times of London Marathon runners

A new study by Sheffield Hallam University has explored the effects of temperature on the performance of London Marathon runners and finds there is a 2.8 per cent decrease in finish time for every 5 °C increase in temperature above 12 °C.


17 September 2021

Home advantage could see fifth-place finish for France at Paris 2024

Analysis of Olympic host nation advantage and how it impacted Japan’s performance at Tokyo 2020 has revealed the country performed ‘particularly well’ despite the event taking place behind closed doors. The data also indicates that France can expect to finish fifth in the medal table at the Paris 2024 Games.


08 September 2021

Study finds polyphenol-rich food helps gym-goers recover from muscle damage where time to heal is limited

A new study has found that the consumption of polyphenol‐rich plant-based food helps to reduce muscle damage up to 96 hours after exercise for scenarios where rapid recovery is key.


27 August 2021

Hallam honours those that embody university values of inclusion, innovation and health expertise

Leading women in business, engineering and sport, pioneers in sustainable design and public health experts addressing inequality are set to receive honorary doctorates from Sheffield Hallam University.


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