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Third Annual CARR Conference attracts rugby professionals from across the country18 April 2018
Exercise professionals from across the United Kingdom have gathered at the third annual Carnegie Adolescent Rugby Research (CARR) Conference in Leeds.
Sporting expert alumni to discuss sport sponsorship with students17 April 2018
A panel of sporting experts are taking part in a discussion at Leeds Beckett University this week about the opportunities, challenges and future trends of sport sponsorship.
Top coaches share experience at event co-organised by Leeds Beckett Academic16 April 2018
A Leeds Beckett academic brought together over 100 high-performance coaches from all over the Commonwealth last week to share their coaching experience.
Rugby players under the spotlight to help plan future training16 April 2018
Researchers from Leeds Beckett University have been monitoring rugby players during the recent U18 Six Nations Tournament.
Revolutionising workplace wellbeing3 April 2018
We caught up with Hanna Leahy, who is doing a PhD on improving workforce wellbeing, to find out what life is like as a research student at Leeds Beckett.
Cricket's dark art of swing bowling27 March 2018
Cricket is supposed to be the epitome of sporting integrity. But in recent days, the actions of the Australian cricket team have brought the “dark arts” of the game to the forefront of many people’s minds and their actions have drawn condemnation from around the world.
Flat caps in place for Yorkshire Sport Relief Mile27 March 2018
Over fifty people gathered at Leeds Beckett University last week to take part in the first Yorkshire Sport Relief Mile.
Stress management techniques can help reduce sport injuries27 March 2018
In a year that sees the Commonwealth Games and FIFA World Cup amongst other large sporting events, research shows that using techniques such as mindfulness, goal setting and abdominal breathing can help reduce the time it takes to recover from sport injuries.
Qatar students graduate on 2022 World Cup course19 March 2018
A ground-breaking project involving Leeds Beckett University and organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has reached another milestone.