Edge Hill University student selected for England Women’s Rugby squad

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Edge Hill University rugby star Rebecca Greenfield is on the England squad selected for the Women’s Rugby League historic tour of Papua New Guinea. Rebecca is one of the 23-strong team confirmed for what will be a poignant moment not only for England Women but also for international Women’s Rugby League as a whole. Women’s […]

Edge Hill professor expert in national health guidelines

Professor of Physical Activity Education Stuart Fairclough sitting down in a grey suit

Professor Stuart Fairclough from Edge Hill University’s Department of Sport and Physical Activity worked with other experts to inform the updated national guidelines on physical activity

Edge Hill support key to James’ life-changing desert experience

An Edge Hill University student who made headlines after recovering from life-threatening injuries is already looking forward to his next challenge after completing one of the world’s toughest races.

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 […]

Survey reveals mixed picture for duty of care in the mental health of the sport’s workforce

In the first ever nationwide survey of its kind, academics at Edge Hill University, in partnership with DOCIAsport, have announced today (15 April) a mixed picture for mental illness and poor mental health experienced by people who play sport, exercise or who work in the UK sport and physical activity sector. Responses from over 1200 […]

Students show pupils the joys of living an active, healthy lifestyle

                PE and School Sport students from Edge Hill University taught children the joys of living an active healthy, lifestyle during a special Health and Wellbeing Week. Students studying a BA(Hons) Physical Education and School Sport degree spent a week with special educational needs pupils at Lansbury Bridge […]