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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.


14 September 2021

First comparative study analyses the effects of regional diets in adults at risk of cardiovascular disease

Health researchers from Sheffield Hallam University have published the first study to compare major traditional diets from around the world and examine the preventative effects for cardiovascular disease.


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.


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


15 July 2021

Three ‘talking’ bears in paw-sition around Sheffield Hallam University as sculpture trail gets underway this week

Sheffield Hallam University has unveiled three ‘talking’ bear sculptures – designed by Pete McKee, Morag Myerscough and Thoughts Make Things – as the Bears of Sheffield trail gets underway this week.


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.


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.


21 April 2021

Sheffield Hallam launches Long Covid research clinics with underserved local communities

We have partnered with Darnall Well Being (DWB) to run a programme of virtual research clinics to learn more from local communities about the lived reality of managing and recovering from Long Covid.


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