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Action needed to address schoolboy doping vulnerability16 February 2018
Leeds Beckett University experts have called for collective action to reduce the risk of intentional and inadvertent doping in schoolboys after a study has revealed a lack of awareness of harms and risks associated with supplement use.
Two universities join forces to launch new Health and Wellbeing Research Centre7 February 2018
Leeds Beckett University has just announced an exciting new partnership, which will see it at the forefront of health research.
Leeds Beckett alumnus appointed head coach at Leeds United6 February 2018
Paul Heckingbottom has been named as the new Head Coach at Leeds United.
Leeds academic says more research needed into e-cigarettes6 February 2018
A Leeds Beckett academic has called for more research into the long-term health effects of e-cigarettes – this comes after health officials have recommended that hospitals should provide patients with vaping lounges and hospital shops should sell e-cigarettes.
Trauma Surgeon joins Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett30 January 2018
A Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon has joined the Leeds Beckett University Sports Medicine Research Group. Nick Harris has become a Visiting Professor of Sports Medicine at the university.
Ground-breaking research looks at long-term headache relief in multiple sclerosis patients24 January 2018
New research from Leeds Beckett University and the University of Catania in Italy has shown how a surgical procedure can lead to dramatic and sustained headache relief in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.
Targeted approach to exercise could boost recovery for mental health patients22 January 2018
Improving opportunities for mental health patients to take part in physical activity could make a big difference to their recovery, according to research carried out at Leeds Beckett University.
Leeds Beckett Academic appointed Expert Adviser for NICE16 January 2018
Dr Andy Pringle – a Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health at the Carnegie School of Sport - has been appointed as an Expert Adviser for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Centre for Guidelines (CfG).
Are E-cigarettes really a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes?13 December 2017
A Leeds Beckett University researcher has called for more research into the long-term health effects of E-cigarettes.