Northumbria introduces key sports coaching qualification.
Northumbria University has been accredited to provide PE teachers, fitness professionals, and sports coaches with a nationally recognised vocational coaching qualification.
Unlocking potential, irrespective of background, through sport
More than £2.5m has been raised for a Fund that will provide life-changing opportunities for those who would not otherwise be able to access higher education.
Special Olympics bring life-changing memories for Northumbria University academic
Volunteering to be Team Special Olympics Great Britain’s medical officer at the Berlin games was a transformative experience for Dr Daniel Monk – and now he’s urging others to get involved in supporting the organisation throughout the year.
Rugby League World Cup chief is honoured by Northumbria University
The man at the forefront of the most inclusive Rugby League World Cup tournament in history has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Northumbria University in Newcastle.
Read the latest issue of Northumbria University News: Summer 2023 edition
Packed with the latest news, achievements, features and interviews, the newspaper is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University.
Jiu Jitsu club stage physical assaults to help advance forensic research
Researchers from Northumbria University and King’s College London have published findings outlining the extent that textile fibres transfer during controlled assault scenarios. Their work, recently published in the academic journal Science & Justice, is the first time the number of fibres transferred between garments during physical assaults has been assessed by simulating the act with real people
Lecturer to support Team GB medical needs at Special Olympics in Berlin
An Assistant Professor in Nursing at Northumbria University has been appointed as Medical Officer for Team Special Olympics Great Britain at the Special Olympics World Games.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why sleep is so important for your fitness
In an article written for The Conversation, Ian Walshe, Health and Life Sciences, at Northumbria University, highlights the impact that poor sleep quality can have on your health, fitness and sporting performance.
EXPERT COMMENT: How running can help you cope with stress at work
In an article written for the Conversation, Kate Black and Russell Warhurst, Business and Law, Northumbria University, discuss the value of running as a coping mechanism for work-related stress.
Northumbria student represents Great Britain in Goalball World Championships
Lois Turner, an Occupational Therapy student at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been selected to compete for Great Britain at the IBSA Goalball World Championships.
Northumbria launches degree in partnership with major global sports club
Northumbria University’s latest partnership opens the door to one of the world’s biggest football clubs; FC Barcelona.
Report finds football fans suffered ‘extreme violence’ at Champions League final
An independent panel report that tells how fans experienced extreme violence before, during, and after the European Champions League Final in Paris earlier this year has been released.
Northumbria’s Summer 2022 newspaper is out now
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, the newspaper is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University.
New research harnesses the power of movement
Harvesting energy from the day-to-day movements of the human body and turning it into useful electrical energy, is the focus of a new piece of research involving a Northumbria University Professor.
Haskap berries could hold the key to endurance runners’ success
A recently discovered edible berry has the potential to improve the performance of endurance runners by a potentially game-changing 2%, according to new research at Northumbria University.
The Haskap berry (botanical name Lonicera caerulea) is an edible blue honeysuckle native to the boreal forests and low-lying wet regions of northern hemisphere countries including Canada, Japan and Russia. Th
EXPERT COMMENT: Football: English fans want an independent regulator – here’s how it could help save clubs from ruin
Mark Middling, Senior Lecturer in Accounting discusses the economic risks facing smaller UK football clubs and how suggested regulations could keep them in the game for The Conversation.
Northumbria’s vision for improving treatments for Parkinson’s disease
Northumbria University is leading research on the effects of technological visual training as a potential rehabilitation tool for people affected by Parkinson’s disease.
Dr Sam Stuart, a senior researcher in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria, is working with American company, Senaptec, an industry leader in the design and production of sensory performance asses
EXPERT COMMENT: Disabled children still face exclusion in PE – here’s what needs to change
Kevin Dixon, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University and Tom Gibbons, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise at Teesside University discuss the challenges faced by disabled children in physical education and the action needed to create inclusive education.
Northumbria’s sporting stars claim seven medals at Tokyo Games
Students – past and present – from Northumbria University have Taken on Tokyo in inimitable style, bringing home seven medals for their respective countries at this year’s Paralympic Games.
Football without the fans: new study reveals effect of empty stadiums during pandemic
As the new Premier League season kicks off with crowds of fans cheering on their teams, new research has revealed the hugely negative effect of playing professional football games in empty stadiums last season, with home advantage almost halved.