Research for Patient Benefit Programme – Could exercise help patients with leg-ulcers?

A project by Dr Markos Klonizakis, has been featured by the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme for their 10th Anniversary celebration. The RfPB is a national, researcher-led programme which supports research motivated by the day-to-day practice of health service staff that could have an impact on the health or wellbeing of patients and other users of the NHS. RfPB…

Congratulations to our new Faculty Reader!

​Congratulations to Dr David Broom who has been awarded a Readership by the Professoriate Committee for his outstanding achievements. Dr David Broom is now a Reader of Physical Activity and Health. David has taught on the physical activity promotion and exercise prescription related modules at SHU since 2007. His research interests are the effects of physical activity and…

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…

Exercise through the ages

Hallam’s physical activity lecturer spoke to The Guardian about the benefits of aerobic and strength exercises. As a new report reveals the mental health benefits of just an hour’s physical activity a week, Dr David Broom advises The Guardian on which exercises are more appropriate for each age group. What’s the ultimate way to defy…

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…