Academic expert to lead European funded study into child abuse in sport

  Edge Hill University Academic Mike Hartill, an expert in sexual abuse in sport, is leading European funded research into child abuse within sport. The first study of its kind, the Child Abuse in Sport: European Statistics (CASES) project will survey around 12,000 young people across six EU countries to find out how many have […]

Child protection expert calls for survey into gender based violence in sport

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 […]