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05 August 2021

Winning Olympic medals associated with increased physical activity in hometown youth

Olympic medals are not only good for the country and athletes who win them, but they can also have trickle-down effects on youth sports participation and leisure-time physical activity, a new study from Sheffield Hallam University and University of Waterloo has found.


08 July 2021

First qualitative study into the perceptions of overtraining in strength sport

Academics from Sheffield Hallam University have undertaken the first qualitative study capturing the perceptions and experiences of overtraining amongst high-performance strength sport coaches.


25 June 2021

Grassroots Wheelchair Rugby League launches in Sheffield

Wheelchair Rugby League is launching in Sheffield next week (Monday 28 June), with people of all ages and genders encouraged to take part. The free sessions, which are being run by the Eagles Foundation, are fully inclusive for disabled and non-disabled players alike.


09 April 2021

Sheffield Hallam athletes and alumni named in England Swimming team ahead of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Two current Sheffield Hallam athletes and three alumni have been selected in the England Swimming team and will be considered for the final team that will represent their nation at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.


24 March 2021

Hallam research used to highlight the social value of gyms

A group of 186 affordable gyms run by The Gym Group generated £1.8bn in social value since 2016, according to analysis carried out by Sheffield Hallam University.


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).


22 February 2021

Inspiring female sailor to deliver virtual lecture

The only woman to sail solo, non-stop, around the world in both directions, will be delivering an inspiring online guest lecture at Sheffield Hallam University next week.


05 February 2021

Project launched to assess financial impact of Covid-19 on professional football clubs

Academics are to analyse the financial impact of Covid-19 on professional football clubs in England and the wider impact on their communities.


25 January 2021

Developing advanced human body measurement

A new research and innovation programme is underway at Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) that is set to transform the way we measure the human body.


21 January 2021

Sport participation levels reduced in students from lower socio-economic groups

Students from lower socio-economic groups (SEG) are less likely to participate in sport or physical activity at university, research from Sheffield Hallam University has found.


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