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COVID-19, lockdown and disability sport: what does the future hold?

What comes to mind when you hear the word sport? It may be one of the professional sports teams you support, big events you look forward to watching, or the last sport you played. It probably will not include disability sport. For us disability sport matters, and should be at the forefront of priorities for sports policymakers and sports clubs as we ease out of lockdown and beyond.

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Clean Sport Week 2020 Spotlight on Carnegie Researchers

Clean Sport Week 2020 runs from 18-24 May and is led by the UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD). The campaign aims to engage the sporting community in efforts to prevent doping in sport, and it will see athletes, coaches, clubs, and governing bodies take to social media and other online platforms to share their stories and promote their services.

Members of the Protecting Sporting Integrity and Welfare (PROSPER) Research Group (pictured below), in the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University, are proud to be supporting Clean Sport Week.

Omar Heyward investigates the relationship between physical performance and the menstrual cycle in women's rugby

As part of our celebration of International Women's Day 2020 we have spoken to academics in the Carnegie School of Sport whose research is having a significant impact in women's sport.

03/04/20
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International Women's Day - Impact in Women's Sport - Sarah Whitehead

As part of our celebration of International Women's Day 2020 we have spoken to academics in the Carnegie School of Sport whose research is having a significant impact in women's sport.

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International Women's Day - Impact in Women's Sport - Ruth Brazier

As part of our celebration of International Women's Day 2020 we have spoken to academics in the Carnegie School of Sport whose research is having a significant impact in women's sport.

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International Women's Day - Impact in Women's Sport - Lauren Duckworth

As part of our celebration of International Women's Day 2020 we have spoken to academics in the Carnegie School of Sport whose research is having a significant impact in women's sport.

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International Women's Day: Impact in Women's Sport - Hayley Fitzgerald

As part of our celebration of International Women's Day 2020 we have spoken to academics in the Carnegie School of Sport whose research is having a significant impact in women's sport.

Katherine with other LBU researchers.

Celebrating our global research community

Kathrin Weber travels from Austria to Leeds to protect sporting integrity and welfare in Paralympic Sport.

10/02/20
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Students gain insight into the practical application of sport and exercise nutrition in elite sport

MSc students gained a real insight into sport nutrition in practice during a guest lecture delivered by Ruth Wood Martin, Lead Performance Nutritionist with the Irish Rugby Football Union and two-time 1500m Olympian Laura Weightman.

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Support for spinal cord and brain injured rugby players

Carnegie Great Outdoors (CGO) have delivered 3 day supportive courses for spinal cord and brain injured rugby players since 2017 on behalf of the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) Injured Players Foundation (IPF).

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