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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.


13 August 2021

Hallam partners with Sheffield United to create research innovation and student placement initiative

Helping Sheffield United to outperform their competitors is the aim of a new partnership with Sheffield Hallam University which will boost player development and create student placement opportunities.


04 May 2021

Research shows resilient physical activity sector requires further support in recovery

Grassroots physical activity providers have shown ‘resilience, determination and passion’ during the Covid-19 pandemic but requires support to recover to pre-pandemic levels.


19 April 2021

Sheffield Hallam provides Covid-19 testing for pilot capacity crowd at World Snooker Championship

Students and staff are volunteering to provide Covid-19 testing for spectators at the World Snooker Championship.


14 April 2021

Experiences of female skateboarders to be explored in new research project

The experiences of female skateboarders, their sense of identity and their place in the skateboarding community are to be studied as part of a new project by researchers at Sheffield Hallam University and Nottingham Trent University (NTU).


23 March 2021

National award for Hallam coach in recognition of ‘outstanding’ effort throughout 2020

Sheffield Hallam's lead strength and conditioning coach has been awarded the Community Coach of the Year accolade by British Weight Lifting (BWL).


19 November 2020

Hallam student sports teams come together to help those in need

Sporting students at Sheffield Hallam University have donated hundreds of items to local foodbanks and run thousands of miles in aid of charity to do their bit to help those most in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.


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