EXPERT COMMENT: Five new sports announced for Tokyo 2020, but where does the future of the Olympics lie?
Mikhail Batuev, Lecturer in Sport Management in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, writes about the 2020 Olympics for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong
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.
Student volunteers return from Marseille charity project to graduate
A group of football fans from Northumbria University, Newcastle, who caught the attention of the French media when they volunteered in a community project in Marseille during Euro 2016, have returned to Newcastle for their graduation ceremonies.
Senior sports lecturer receives Royal honours
A Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching has received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his leading work in coaching gymnastics.
COMMENT: Cherry concentrate lowers blood pressure as much as drugs
Karen Keane, Lecturer in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, discusses the effects of cherry juice on high blood pressure for The Conversation.
High blood pressure lowers significantly after drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice
Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice significantly reduces high blood pressure at a level comparable to that achieved by medication, according to new research from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Northumbria University scientists find looking in the mirror makes you stronger
Experts at Northumbria University, Newcastle are working with Newcastle Clinic to explore how innovative new research on muscular strength in healthy adults could be applied to accelerate recovery from strokes and limb fractures.
Northumbria to host major national college sporting championships
Almost 1,800 further education and sixth form college students will be heading to Northumbria University this weekend to take part in the AoC Sport National Championships 2016.
Impaired vision helps students to experience playing sports with a disability
Sport Coaching students from Northumbria University have worked with footballers with visual impairments to better understand the needs of sports people with disabilities.
Hat-trick of wins for Team Northumbria
Northumbria University has made history after winning the prestigious Stan Calvert Cup for the third year in a row from the hands of rival competitors Newcastle University.
Marathon man Michael tackles road race in every Olympic city
A Northumbria University graduate donned his running shoes for an epic challenge which saw him run races in every Olympic city around the world over the past four years.