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Sport research uses magic of Disney to encourage girls to play football17 February 2020
A major youth sport programme based on Leeds Beckett University research has been launched by UEFA.
Lecturer celebrates star graduate's Premier League move13 February 2020
A Leeds Beckett University lecturer has been praised for his role in nurturing a young footballer through his journey from playing part-time to the Premier League.
Lucy aims for double triumph after international award nomination12 February 2020
England footballer and Leeds Beckett University graduate Lucy Bronze is in the running for a remarkable hattrick.
Helping children lead healthy lives7 February 2020
A ground-breaking programme to promote physical and mental wellbeing in primary schoolchildren has been officially unveiled.
Leeds Beckett University to join forces with Leeds Rhinos28 January 2020
Rugby League players at Leeds Beckett University now have a direct pathway to play in Super League thanks to a ground-breaking partnership.
How to lose weight and keep it off15 January 2020
Losing weight is often at the forefront of many people’s minds at the start of the year. But if weight loss is your goal for 2020, chances are that by now, you’ve probably already experienced some challenges. Here’s some advice on how to tackle those challenges from Dr Kevin Deighton, former Reader in Nutrition and Metabolism at Leeds Beckett University.
Leeds Beckett University Honorary Graduate awarded MBE28 December 2019
Gabby Logan has been appointed an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to sports broadcasting and promoting women in sport.
Liverpool, Leicester or Man City for the title? Maths has the answer19 December 2019
Predicting where their team will finish in the Premier League or Championship is a national past time amongst football fans and pundits.