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16 July 2021

Six-figure funding secured to develop chatbot for young people with type 1 diabetes

A team of researchers from Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Children’s Hospital has been awarded £800,000 to develop the first NHS-approved chatbot virtual assistant for young people with type 1 diabetes who are moving from paediatric to adult care


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.


09 June 2021

Move More Month marked with new commitment to create healthier, happier and more connected Sheffield

Sheffield’s Move More Month 2021 is being recognised this June with the launch of a new physical activity strategy and a free interactive city-wide game that more than 45,000 people are anticipated to play over a six-week period.


04 June 2021

Sheffield Hallam calls for participants to come forward for heart failure virtual rehabilitation study

With many rehabilitation classes for people living with heart failure suspended as a result of the pandemic, a new study is being launched to pilot an innovative online lifestyle intervention programme and volunteers are encouraged to come forward to participate in the project.


02 June 2021

Hallam researchers developing virtual reality games to help people rehabilitate from swallowing disorder

Researchers from Sheffield Hallam University are developing new immersive virtual reality (VR) scenarios which will help people to rehabilitate and recover from dysphagia, a swallowing disorder which is highly prevalent in older populations.


26 May 2021

National conversation launched to help people with health conditions to become more active

A national conversation around making it easier for people with long-term health conditions to be more physically active has been launched by the National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University and Sport England


18 May 2021

First of its kind study into the impact of extended reality on UK healthcare launched

A new report exploring the impact extended reality (XR) has on human health and the potential cost savings to the UK healthcare system has been launched by the XR Health Alliance.


05 May 2021

Hallam publishes first qualitative study into the role of physical activity and long Covid

Academics from Sheffield Hallam University have published the first qualitative study exploring the role that physical activity plays in the experiences of people living with long Covid.


23 April 2021

New research project to examine the impact of exercise on those suffering with systemic sclerosis

Sheffield Hallam academics will lead a major new Europe-wide research study into the effects of exercise on pain and fatigue felt by those living with systemic sclerosis.


26 March 2021

Hallam behavioural scientist leads development of new guidance to support the national vaccine roll-out

New guidance which aims to support the national Covid vaccine roll-out by encouraging people to continue to adhere to government guidelines after their first dose has been developed by a Sheffield Hallam University behavioural scientist.


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