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Graduate scoops international research award

Graduate scoops international research award

<p>An alumnus from the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University has won the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) New Investigator Public Health award.</p>

Ban all junk food advertising on travel networks

Ban all junk food advertising on travel networks

A ban on junk food advertising in London should be extended across the country to help tackle the UK&rsquo;s growing health crisis, according to a leading academic in health policy from Leeds Beckett University.

World-leading biomechanics research praised by Lord Coe

World-leading biomechanics research praised by Lord Coe

Elite athletes from across the globe are poised to benefit from ground-breaking research by Leeds Beckett University.

Youth sport coaching programme launched in America

Youth sport coaching programme launched in America

<p>A successful European programme providing innovative approaches to education for youth sport coaches &ndash; led by Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence &ndash; is now being launched in the United States.</p>

Leading the fight against doping in sport

Leading the fight against doping in sport

Leeds Beckett is playing a central role in helping vulnerable athletes stay dope-free.

New Year Honours at Leeds Beckett

New Year Honours at Leeds Beckett

<p>Former students and staff at Leeds Beckett University have been recognised in the New Year Honours.</p>

Power of Tour de Yorkshire revealed

Power of Tour de Yorkshire revealed

The social impact of the Tour de Yorkshire in South Yorkshire communities has been revealed in research by Leeds Beckett University.

Education for youth sport coaches revolutionised by Leeds Beckett

Education for youth sport coaches revolutionised by Leeds Beckett

<p>A new series of free online courses to develop youth sport coaches - launched by Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence &ndash; has been recognised as one of the most innovative approaches to coach education in the world.</p>

Using gamification apps could help people be more physically active

Using gamification apps could help people be more physically active

<p>With low participation rates in physical activity continuing to be a public health concern, we need to look into novel interventions and techniques such as gamification. That&rsquo;s according to a paper by Leeds Beckett University academics.</p>

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