The last Sunday of July saw the final stage of the arduous and most famous three-week pro’ cycling event: Le Tour de France (TdF). France (TdF).
Once France won the FIFA Men’s World Cup a new topic occupied media attention (see BBC, 2018; The Local, 2018) - how ‘French’ was the French team? One commentary stood out; comedian Trevor Noah joked that Africa, not France, had won the World Cup, mostly because of the ethnic origins of its players (see Trevor Noah’s Instagram post).
Different academics propose that the ubiquity of digital devices, and most specifically social media platforms in our daily lives, has had a profound impact on the way we understand and experience culture and society.
What source of information do fans rely on to be in touch with their favourite club or national team?
It is argued by numerous academics that globalisation has altered the way people enjoy and ‘consume’ sport (see Giulianotti and Numerato, 2018). In the last fifteen years a new social phenomenon has emerged: social media.
The World Cup in Russia 2018 is fast becoming a lightning rod for many of the unresolved global issues concerning racism and discrimination in football.
Professor Jonathan Long
England Expects: Getting an inside track on the pressure of expectations for the England team ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup
It’s only hours until England take the centre stage at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and English fans will be cheering on their nation, hoping for victory. As the team have been preparing for the World Cup, the number of media reports making reference to expectations around how they will perform have started to soar.
“Everyone seems to know the score, they've seen it all before” (Broudie, Baddiel & Skinner, 1996).
Four Leeds Beckett University academics have produced a report - South Asian Communities and Cricket (Bradford and Leeds) - on behalf of Yorkshire Cricket Partnership.
Enabling physiotherapists to promote physical activity to people with spinal cord injury - an international collaboration
This semester I was successful in obtaining a research fellowship at Leeds Beckett University to lead a project aiming to enhance physical activity (PA) promotion by physiotherapists to people with spinal cord injury (SCI).
- Active Lifestyles
- Anti Doping
- Applied Obesity
- Carnegie Great Outdoors
- Clean Sport
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Human Performance
- Mental Health
- Outdoor Education
- Physical Activity and Health
- Physical Education
- Sports Coaching
- Strength and Conditioning
- Student Support
- Women's Football
- World Cup 2018