Diving board

In at the deep end: training Sheffield’s diving athletes

To celebrate the launch of our new Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre website, we are shining a spotlight on our sports and physical activity research groups. Tim Vernon of our Sport and Human Performance Research Group is currently involved in developing a 20-year retrospective of Sheffield Hallam University’s relationship with the City of Sheffield Diving…

Martial arts

Researchers investigate inequalities in sport and physical activity participation

To celebrate the launch of our new Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre website, we are shining a spotlight on our sports and physical activity research groups. Colleagues within our Sport Industry Research Group (SIRG) have been conducting numerous studies into sport and physical activity participation. Professor Simon Shibli has kindly been speaking with us about…

New SPARC website launches

To celebrate the launch of the new Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre (SPARC) website, our Week in Focus will be shining a spotlight on our sports and physical activity research groups. From improving quality of life to designing new technological innovations, our colleagues in SPARC are at the forefront of internationally renowned, world-class research.…

Take on the Everest Challenge

To help motivate himself and others to get out and exercise every day, our colleague Dr Tony Smith (senior lecturer in leadership and organisational development) has devised a unique challenge: climb the height of Everest . . . but in the surrounds of your local area! Alongside his climbing partner, Dr Patrick Marshall, Tony is…