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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.…

Angela Glaves guests on This Is Nursing podcast

Our very own Angela Glaves (senior lecturer in mental health nursing) recently appeared as a guest on the This Is Nursing podcast, which covers a range of issues in the many areas of nursing. In the podcast, Angela talks about being a mental health nurse, working at Hallam as a mental health lecturer, and also her involvement with Heavy Metal Therapy. Listen to the…

Sport2PREVENT project promotes benefits of physical activity

Researchers from our Physical Activity, Wellness and Public Health Research Group are currently involved with the Sport2PREVENT project, which is funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Sport programme. Dr Anna Myers (research fellow in physical activity and health) is leading Hallam’s involvement. We have been speaking with Anna to find out more about Sport2PREVENT . . . What is the…

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Building strength: is velocity-based training the future?

Our very own Steve Thompson (senior lecturer and strength and conditioning coach) recently shared his expertise on velocity-based training for strength athletes with Output Sports. We caught up with Steve to learn a little bit more about velocity-based training for strength athletes, and to also understand why it is becoming increasingly popular amongst regular gym-goers. What…

NHS selects Hallam-designed resource to help support people with dementia

Earlier this year, Lab4Living, in collaboration with allied heath professionals from Alzheimer Scotland, launched Connecting People, Connecting Support, an online resource to support people with dementia and their families. The website, which has so far received over 8000 visitors and 50,000 page views, hosts a range of interactive research-informed resources that promote quality of life.  We’re delighted to announce…