Edge Hill is one of only 12 UK universities to be part of a pilot scheme with CIMPSA, the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector.
James Thompson was a national level cyclist, before a serious crash in 2014 left him unable to walk, talk or eat. Two years later, he completed an Ironman challenge. His courage, resilience and determination to use his experiences to inspire others have been recognised with an Edge Hill Excellence Scholarship.
Trials conducted at Edge Hill University may ultimately determine whether using probiotic supplements can improve the nutritional intake of athletes during marathon running.
An academic from Edge Hill University has collaborated with a national charity to develop training to raise awareness of child abuse within sport.
A group of Edge Hill BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and Development students visited a prestigious US University to experience coaching in elite sport.
Edge Hill Lecturer Ross Armstrong is set to treat some of the world’s greatest sports stars at London’s World Athletics Championships starting this week (4 July). Ross, a Lecturer in Sports Therapy, is volunteering as a physiotherapist at London’s Olympic Park where top athletes such as Usain Bolt and Mo Farrah are set to […]
Olympic swimmer Francesca Halsall gave Edge Hill Sport graduands some top tips from her career in elite sport at their graduation ceremony this morning.
One of the world’s top young karate competitors graduated from Edge Hill University today with a degree in BA (Hons) Sports Development and Management.
Victims of sexual abuse and exploitation in sport are being given a voice thanks to a unique project created and co-led by Edge Hill University.
One of the country’s leading experts in child protection in sport is calling for a UK survey to reveal the magnitude of gender based violence in sport. Melanie Lang, Senior Lecturer in Child Protection in Sport at Edge Hill University, is calling on sports funding bodies to commission the survey. It follows the publication of […]