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15 January 2024

How rising cost of living is impacting sport and physical activity participation

A new report examining how the rising cost of living is impacting the sport and physical activity sector has found people from lower income backgrounds are more likely to have seen their levels of activity negatively affected.

10 November 2023

Hallam academics co-author research into the financial health of women’s football

Women’s football clubs in England face financial sustainability issues unless governance structures and league design change significantly, according to a new study by Sheffield Hallam University and University of Portsmouth.

08 November 2023

Sheffield Hallam strikes first-of-its-kind partnership with football academy

Sheffield Hallam has partnered with football academy Unipro to offer a first-of-its-kind programme for elite international players to further their athletic development whilst pursing a higher education qualification at the University.

05 April 2023

Sheffield Hallam academic elected president of world sporting association

The Head of Sheffield Hallam University’s Academy of Sport and Physical Activity, Dr Ruth Crabtree, has been elected President of the World Association for Sport Management (WASM).

07 October 2022

Sheffield Hallam recognises student elite athletes

Earlier this week, colleagues, partners and support staff from Sheffield Hallam celebrated this year's cohort of performance sport athletes as part of the University's Performance Athletes Support Programme.

22 August 2022

English football clubs lost £1bn in revenue due to Covid-19

English football clubs lost £1billion in revenue and the industry was set back two and half years in growth terms as a result of the pandemic, according to new research by Sheffield Hallam University.

27 June 2022

Onside: Celebrating women’s football in Sheffield

Sheffield Hallam University are hosting a day in celebration of women’s football, ahead of the Women’s Euro 2022.

29 April 2022

Hallam students support squash programme for local young people

Sheffield-based Steel City Squash combines professfional squash coaching with educational support and creative learning activities.

04 March 2022

New study finds professional football environment legitimises bullying masked as banter

A new study exploring the perceptions of banter amongst footballers has found the professional setting can legitimise and normalise bullying, and highlights the need for coaches, players and sports clubs to address the cultural expectations around banter in their environments.

27 January 2022

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Sheffield Hallam student makes Jamaican bobsleigh team

A talented healthcare student from Sheffield Hallam University has qualified to represent Jamaica at the Winter Olympics as part of the four-man bobsleigh team.

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