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Using gamification apps could help people be more physically active

Using gamification apps could help people be more physically active

<p>With low participation rates in physical activity continuing to be a public health concern, we need to look into novel interventions and techniques such as gamification. That&rsquo;s according to a paper by Leeds Beckett University academics.</p>

Leeds academic leading Parliament drop in session on obesity

Leeds academic leading Parliament drop in session on obesity

A Parliamentary drop-in session is taking place today which aims to raise awareness about people&rsquo;s experience of living with obesity.&nbsp;

Leeds academic joins ‘The Great Debate Tour’ finale

Leeds academic joins ‘The Great Debate Tour’ finale

A Leeds Beckett academic has been invited to take part in &lsquo;The Great Debate Tour&rsquo; finale at the House of Commons.&nbsp;

Local coaching team competing with England greats for award

Local coaching team competing with England greats for award

You don&rsquo;t often find yourself up against one of England&rsquo;s most famous coaches, but that&rsquo;s exactly what has happened to Leeds Beckett&rsquo;s Kris Stafford and Harrison Marshall.

Researchers in Leeds helping get people with diabetes more active

Researchers in Leeds helping get people with diabetes more active

The role of medical professionals in promoting activity amongst people with diabetes is under the spotlight at Leeds Beckett University.

Leeds Beckett Academics presenting at a prestigious international conference on coaching practice

Leeds Beckett Academics presenting at a prestigious international conference on coaching practice

<p>Following on from the successful release of the largest ever biomechanics study of world-class athletes earlier this summer, key findings from the London 2017 World Championships conducted by staff from Leeds Beckett University for the IAAF were presented this weekend to coaches from around the globe.</p>

Expedition team successfully reaches Himalayan summit on Armistice Day

Expedition team successfully reaches Himalayan summit on Armistice Day

<p>An expedition team of injured, wounded and sick military personnel and veterans, led by Leeds Beckett University&rsquo;s Carnegie Great Outdoors, has successfully reached the summit of Mera Peak in the Himalayas.&nbsp;</p>

Leeds Beckett researchers support Moving Medicine

Leeds Beckett researchers support Moving Medicine

<p style="margin: 0px 0px 13.33px;">Researchers from the Carnegie School of Sport have been involved in a Government initiative to recognise the importance of medical professionals in promoting exercise.</p>

Leeds Beckett experts share research insights at Global Anti-Doping Conference in China

Leeds Beckett experts share research insights at Global Anti-Doping Conference in China

Anti-doping experts from across the world are gathering in Beijing, China this week for the Second World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)&nbsp;<a href="https://www.wada-ama.org/en/media/news/2018-06/wada-partners-with-chinada-and-usada-to-hold-global-education-conference-in">Global Education Conference.</a>

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