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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.


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 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.


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


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.


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.


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