Improving access to parkrun for people with disabilities

Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have been working with global phenomenon, parkrun, to increase participation amongst people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. The parkrun PROVE project (parkrun: running or volunteering for everyone) aims to increase levels of participation at parkrun for those living with disabilities or long-term health conditions whether that’s through walking, running…

Community to become physical activity trailblazers

Plans to transform a local community into a trailblazing hub of physical activity are underway as a result of an innovative partnership between Sheffield Hallam University and Harworth Group plc. Thanks to a funding boost of almost £30,000 from Innovate UK, a team of experts from across the University are working with the Harworth Group…

Planning permission for the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre has been granted by Sheffield City Council

Building of the AWRC is set to start in early 2018 and it will become the centrepiece of Sheffield’s Olympic Legacy Park (OLP). Delivered by Sheffield Hallam University in partnership with Legacy Park Ltd, the AWRC is set to become the most advanced research and development centre for physical activity in the world. The  facility is supported…