Can parkrun be an antidote to pandemic pressures?
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have published a research paper explaining why parkruns are so popular, particularly among those in managerial and professional positions.
Impact and resistance training boosts bone strength and muscle function in those with Crohn’s disease, according to new research
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
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.
Top rowers inspire design students
Students on Northumbria University’s Design for Industry degree took part in a design challenge with a difference when they were visited by two of the UK’s best ocean rowers.
England’s biggest ever Boccia Open comes to Northumbria’s Sport Central
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
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.
New world record for Northumbria Paralympic swimmer
Northumbria University swimmer and five times Paralympic medallist Taka Suzuki, has set a new world record in the S4 100m Freestyle Short Course.
Northumbria rugby star selected to play for England
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
A sport management academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the European Association for Sport Management.
Northumbria student nets leadership role in women’s football
As the Women’s World Cup kicked off in France earlier this summer, Northumbria University Football President and 1st team player Georgia Gibson received her own call up onto the FA University Women’s Leadership Programme.
Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering
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.
Raising the game for women’s football in the North East
Newcastle United Foundation and Northumbria University have announced a partnership that will boost women’s football in the city.
Research demonstrating the importance of exercise in cancer care
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
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
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.
Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality
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.
Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed
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.
Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure
A rugby team from Northumbria University, Newcastle, travelled 6,000 miles to China as part of an exciting new sporting partnership.
Academic recognised for distinguished contribution to sport psychology
A Northumbria University academic who specialises in the psychological factors around football has been recognised for her distinguished contribution to sport and exercise psychology.
International Gymnastics Federation calls on Karl to develop Gymnastics at Global level
Karl Wharton, Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching at Northumbria has been invited by the International Gymnastics Federation to be part of a four strong working group that will have significant impact on the development of acrobatic gymnastics at a global level.