Tag / sport
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.
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.
Press releases • Jun 04, 2020 14:45 BST
Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.
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.
Press releases • Jan 06, 2020 15:16 GMT
A leading expert in how exercise can help improve quality of life for cancer patients and survivors has published his latest research showing the benefits exercise can bring to men with advanced prostate cancer.
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.
Press releases • Nov 19, 2019 17:00 GMT
Northumbria University swimmer and five times Paralympic medallist Taka Suzuki, has set a new world record in the S4 100m Freestyle Short Course.
Press releases • Nov 23, 2018 13:59 GMT
Press releases • Oct 29, 2018 10:53 GMT
The Autumn edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.
Press releases • Oct 23, 2018 10:24 BST
Rugby star and TV presenter Matt Dawson touched down at Northumbria University, Newcastle, to explore the latest in student accommodation and catch-up with some of rugby’s rising talent.
Press releases • Oct 02, 2018 14:46 BST
Current systems for ranking the best batsmen in test cricket have been bowled out by a new study. In a paper which could give sleepless night to cricket statisticians all over the world, researchers from Newcastle and Northumbria universities delivered their ‘out’ verdict to current methods after analysing the two most popular test cricket rankings.
Press releases • Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST
The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.
Press releases • Feb 27, 2018 12:27 GMT
A cultural extravaganza will take place in Newcastle and Gateshead this summer, with staff and students from Northumbria University supporting the festival through a wide variety of events and activities.
Press releases • Dec 14, 2017 10:43 GMT
A Northumbria University academic who specialises in the psychological factors around football has been recognised for her distinguished contribution to sport and exercise psychology.
Press releases • Jun 22, 2017 11:26 BST
Northumbria University’s teaching excellence has been recognised in a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The new national scheme is aimed at assessing the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities, colleges and other higher education providers.
Press releases • Jan 11, 2017 11:46 GMT
Students who have been offered places on postgraduate courses at Northumbria University are being encouraged to apply for one of 50 scholarships currently available.