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Leeds academic to chair Westminster Briefing15 October 2018
<p>A national briefing on diversity and inclusion in sport will be chaired by Leeds Beckett University’s Professor Kevin Hylton. </p>
Top sports facilities used by World Ironman triathlete12 October 2018
<p>Top sports research facilities at Leeds Beckett University have been used to prepare one of its academics for the Ironman World Championships. </p>
Leeds Beckett University leading ground-breaking expedition to Himalayas11 October 2018
<p>Leeds Beckett University’s Carnegie Great Outdoors is to lead an expedition of 13 serving wounded, injured and sick military personnel and veterans in the Himalayas. </p>
Leeds Beckett University working in partnership with Leeds United9 October 2018
Leeds Beckett University have been working with local Championship team Leeds United.
iCoachKids makes impressions Down Under and partners up with Sport England4 October 2018
<p>iCoachKids has been leaving lasting impressions as they embark on a journey to encourage coaches to support children and their education through the enjoyment of Basketball. </p>
Research helping to identify breathing problems in Parkrunners4 October 2018
Almost one third of people taking part in Parkrun show signs of breathing difficulty according to new research from Leeds Beckett University.
Leeds academics discuss ‘Right to be Active’ for care-experienced children26 September 2018
Academics from Leeds Beckett University and Loughborough University are gathering with key stakeholders at Leicester City Football Club to examine the findings of a two-year study focusing on sport and physical activity experiences of care-experienced youth in England.
Global audience for European iCoachKids project17 September 2018
Over two hundred youth sport coaches from seventeen different countries have gathered at Leeds Beckett University for the second iCoachKids International Conference.
Experts call on media to stop stigma and discrimination against people with obesity17 September 2018
Several obesity experts, led by Dr Stuart Flint from Leeds Beckett University, are calling on the media to stop stigma and discrimination against people with overweight and obesity.