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Experts’ pioneering research examines exercise referral schemes

Experts’ pioneering research examines exercise referral schemes

Press Releases   •   Dec 23, 2016 14:40 GMT

​People who have been referred to exercise referral schemes who smoke, are younger* and have more serious and complex health conditions are more likely to drop out before completing the scheme according to pioneering research carried out by Northumbria University, Newcastle.

EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2016 14:36 BST

​Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology at Northumbria, along with Angus Hunter, Reader in Exercise Physiology and Lee Hamilton, Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, writes about weight training for The Conversation.

 Premier League referees prepare for South American heat at Northumbria

Premier League referees prepare for South American heat at Northumbria

Press Releases   •   Jan 26, 2016 13:56 GMT

​Two Premier League football officials prepared for a stint in South America by training in Northumbria University’s state-of-the-art environmental chamber.

Can exercise help older people with vision problems avoid falls?

Can exercise help older people with vision problems avoid falls?

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2015 00:00 BST

Older people with visual impairments are participating in a major study looking at how exercises can help to prevent falls.

Experts examine footballers’ impact on school children’s fitness

Experts examine footballers’ impact on school children’s fitness

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2015 00:00 GMT

Experts from Northumbria University are examining the impact of a school wellbeing course offered by the Newcastle United Foundation.