Dr Laura Kilby sheds light on imposter syndrome

Dr Laura Kilby (reader in social psychology) was recently interviewed on Salford City Radio, discussing the psychology of imposter syndrome. Laura has now kindly offered to answer a few questions on the subject: What is imposter syndrome? There are three main components to imposter syndrome (IS). Firstly, it involves a deeply held belief that other people…

Tennis

Reviewing elite tennis performance – a CSER project

The physical demands of elite tennis performance continue to evolve, reflecting equipment and player conditioning advances. And whilst tennis performance data exist in the public domain, data sources are sporadic, incomplete and often address focused but disparate research aims. Dr Marcus Dunn (research fellow) has been working with colleagues in the Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER)…

Improving Paralympian performance – a CSER project

Since 2018, the Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER) has been working in partnership with the Sports Intelligence (SI) team at the English Institute of Sport (EIS). CSER’s knowledge of data analysis techniques is helping the Sports Intelligence team extract useful key performance indicators and present them to the athletes/coaches in the most effective format. A recent project undertaken…

Centre for Sports Engineering Research 2019 Review

Click here to read the Centre for Sports Engineering Research 2019 Review The Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER) is led by Dr Simon Goodwill. It is the world’s largest academic group in sports engineering and an internationally renowned centre of excellence for research and knowledge transfer. The centre’s work is based on three areas of research expertise:…

Working out in the age of coronavirus

Dr Markos Klonizakis (reader in clinical physiology) recently featured in ZME Science, discussing how individuals can work out in the age of coronavirus. Read an extract from Working out in the age of coronavirus: “Even before the COVID-19 appearance, moving out and about – walking instead of taking the car, avoid prolong seating by taking…

MindfullyStrong

MindfullySTRONG: improving lives the mindful way

MindfullySTRONG, an integrated mindfulness and strength training programme designed for people who wish to become physically and mentally fitter, is the latest programme to be delivered from our new Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC). Delivered and developed by Dave Hembrough, a strength and conditioning coach in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity, the programme…

From stress to sporting success – a Q&A with Dr James Rumbold

Dr James Rumbold (senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology) recently published his research paper An experience sampling study of organizational stress processes and future playing time in professional sport in the Journal of Sports Sciences. We’ve been speaking with James to find out how his research came about, its potential groundbreaking significance, and what…

Explore! Science, Engineering and More returns

Our popular family public engagement event Explore! Science, Engineering and More returns on Saturday 21 March as part of Sheffield Hallam University’s science week programme. Last year, Explore! saw over 1500 members of the public attend an afternoon of interactive activities hosted by staff and students from across the University, and this year’s event is…

A day to celebrate our mental health nurses

Friday 21 February 2020 was Mental Health Nurses’ Day. Organised by the RCN Mental Health Forum, the day was partly a response to a drop in mental health nursing staff in the UK. According to statistics from the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the number of mental health nurses fell from 90,693 to 88,821 between 2014…