Are you ready to make a FabChange?

Fab Change Week is from 13 to 17 November; it is a national initiative to encourage all health and social care staff to become empowered lead change, it’s a grassroots social movement that aims to make things better, not just for now, but for the future of health and social care. Within the NHS and wider…

How did a student with cerebral palsy change the future of her sport?

RaceRunner and student Ellie Simpson has campaigned for years for her sport to be recognised by the IPC. Now her dreams have come true. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsbpH8RuPxU?rel=0&autoplay=1&modestbranding=1 By Ellie SimpsonRaceRunner and BSc Sport Development with Coaching graduateTwitterLinkedIn Ellie has cerebral palsy and competes for England in RaceRunning, a sport for disabled people with impaired balance. In 2015 she won two…

Childhood Obesity

Hallam academic writes a piece for the Conversation looking at childhood obesity and how tackling it is about more than just diet and exercise. Professor David Morley, Professor of Youth Sport and physical activity has written an article for the Conversation about the worrying growing trend of obesity in children. The article looks at how…

Madras International Regatta, Madras Boat Club 1867 – 2017

In July, Janet Vickers from the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity visited Chennai, India to take part in the Madras Boat Club’ 150th year celebration regatta.  In May an email arrived from the Madras Boat Club in Chennai, India inviting Sheffield Hallam University Rowing Club, along with clubs from the University of Sheffield and the City of…

Football finance comments on Newcastle United news

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Football finance expert speaks to The Sun. Dr Dan Plumley, football finance expert from Sheffield Hallam, has comments featured in The Sun, around Mike Ashley, Newcastle United’s owner, and his valuation of the club which he is trying to sell. Dr Plumley believes Ashley’s valuation is as much as double the actual value.…