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Impact and resistance training boosts bone strength and muscle function in those with Crohn’s disease, according to new research

Impact and resistance training boosts bone strength and muscle function in those with Crohn’s disease, according to new research

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2020 09:24 BST

​Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has shown the important role specific types of exercise can play in the management of bone loss, fatigue and muscle dysfunction for those with Crohn’s disease.

EXPERT COMMENT: To save our leisure centres from closure, we may need to hand them to the community

EXPERT COMMENT: To save our leisure centres from closure, we may need to hand them to the community

Press releases   •   Jul 22, 2020 11:34 BST

Many leisure centres survived austerity by transferring their management to the local community. In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University, discusses whether this tactic could work again in today's crisis.

England’s biggest ever Boccia Open comes to Northumbria’s Sport Central

England’s biggest ever Boccia Open comes to Northumbria’s Sport Central

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2020 17:29 GMT

North East based not-for-profit organisation SMILE Through Sport, founded by Northumbria alumnus and Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE, is hosting the biggest ever Boccia open event to take place in England.

Sport to promote economic and social development in Zambia

Sport to promote economic and social development in Zambia

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 12:15 GMT

A cohort of five students and staff from Northumbria University will visit Zambia next summer to take part in the Volunteer Zambia programme, an initiative that Northumbria has played a significant role in over the last 15 years.

Northumbria rugby star selected to play for England

Northumbria rugby star selected to play for England

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 12:39 BST

A Northumbria University student and first team rugby player has been named in the England Rugby Women U20 squad.

International recognition for Northumbria sport management academic

International recognition for Northumbria sport management academic

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2019 17:26 BST

A sport management academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the European Association for Sport Management.

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 16:18 BST

Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University is taking centre stage at esteemed international events to speak about developing female volunteering in sport.

 Research demonstrating the importance of exercise in cancer care

Research demonstrating the importance of exercise in cancer care

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2019 14:36 BST

Research at Northumbria University, Newcastle is investigating the important role that structured exercise programmes can play in living with and beyond cancer.

International football academy launched at Northumbria University

International football academy launched at Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2019 14:01 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is set to attract top football talent from across the Atlantic, after signing a new partnership with an international sports organisation.

Ellen fights the odds for place in GB rowing squad

Ellen fights the odds for place in GB rowing squad

Press releases   •   Apr 11, 2019 11:56 BST

Despite being diagnosed with an incurable eye disorder, 24-year-old Ellen Buttrick has confronted her challenges head-on, earning a place in the Great British Paralympic rowing squad while also pursuing her passion for working in human rights.