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Graduate scoops international research award22 March 2019
<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 networks8 March 2019
A ban on junk food advertising in London should be extended across the country to help tackle the UK’s growing health crisis, according to a leading academic in health policy from Leeds Beckett University.
World-leading biomechanics research praised by Lord Coe15 February 2019
Elite athletes from across the globe are poised to benefit from ground-breaking research by Leeds Beckett University.
Youth sport coaching programme launched in America30 January 2019
<p>A successful European programme providing innovative approaches to education for youth sport coaches – led by Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence – is now being launched in the United States.</p>
Leading the fight against doping in sport29 January 2019
Leeds Beckett is playing a central role in helping vulnerable athletes stay dope-free.
New Year Honours at Leeds Beckett3 January 2019
<p>Former students and staff at Leeds Beckett University have been recognised in the New Year Honours.</p>
Power of Tour de Yorkshire revealed18 December 2018
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 Beckett13 December 2018
<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 – 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 active5 December 2018
<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’s according to a paper by Leeds Beckett University academics.</p>