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Sport Injury: Tackling Life in a Competitive Society

In this blog post, Stephen Wagg, Professor of Sport and Society in the Carnegie School of Sport, reflects on the recent debate over injuries incurred by junior rugby players.

 Professor Stephen Wragg

Bradford home to the new Rugby League museum

In this post, Professor Karl Spracklen, Professor Jonathan Long and Dr Carol Osborne reflect on the announcement of a new National Rugby League Museum in Bradford.

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 Professor Jonathan Long
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Culinary Master Classes with Yorkshire Carnegie

In this post, Carnegie PhD student and Leeds Rugby nutritionist Debbie Smith, discusses how her research into the dietary requirements of adolescent rugby players fits into an applied environment with Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire Carnegie.

Education key in changing doping culture in sport

Following the latest revelations of doping in rugby surrounding Sam Chalmers admitting to using steroids, anti-doping researcher Dr Lisa Whitaker assesses why sportsmen and women consider prohibited substances in the first place and how sport can ensure that both athletes and coaching are properly educated in relation to doping.

 Dr Lisa Whitaker