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New collaborations to boost youth sport coaches across the world

New collaborations to boost youth sport coaches across the world

Leeds Beckett University has teamed up with a host of prestigious international sporting bodies to support the development of youth sport coaches across the world.

Mathematical law suggests playing remaining football league games makes little difference

Mathematical law suggests playing remaining football league games makes little difference

As doubts grow about the viability of playing out the rest of the Premier League season amid the coronavirus pandemic, a number of methods to complete the campaign have been put forward.

Bringing to life the reality of reporting doping in sport

Bringing to life the reality of reporting doping in sport

Ground-breaking research by academics at Leeds Beckett University has been brought to life in a new video examining doping in sport.

Active video games don’t provide enough of a workout to improve fitness

Active video games don’t provide enough of a workout to improve fitness

Leeds Beckett University academics have found active video games don’t provide enough of a workout to improve people’s physical fitness - as the nation looks for ways to exercise at home during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Keeping kids active during lockdown

Keeping kids active during lockdown

A Leeds Beckett academic has teamed up with the International Basketball Foundation (FIBA) to help children keep active at home during lockdown.

Medical equipment sent to address NHS supply shortage

Medical equipment sent to address NHS supply shortage

Leeds Beckett University is providing much-needed medical equipment to the NHS in a bid to address supply shortages amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Leeds Beckett University sports stars honoured at 2020 Leeds Sports Awards

Leeds Beckett University sports stars honoured at 2020 Leeds Sports Awards

World Triathlon star Alex Yee and three-time Paralympic Champion David Stone MBE were recognised at the Leeds Sports Awards which were held at the First Direct Arena on 27 February.

Sport research uses magic of Disney to encourage girls to play football

Sport research uses magic of Disney to encourage girls to play football

A major youth sport programme based on Leeds Beckett University research has been launched by UEFA.

Lecturer celebrates star graduate's Premier League move

Lecturer celebrates star graduate's Premier League move

A Leeds Beckett University lecturer has been praised for his role in nurturing a young footballer through his journey from playing part-time to the Premier League.

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