Guest Lecture: Is Sport Good for Mental Health?

Ian Braid

In this lecture, Ian Braid will draw upon his personal experiences of mental illness, work as Chief Executive Officer of the British Athletes Commission (the association for high performance Olympic and Paralympic athletes in over 40 sports), and involvement in the UK government’s UK 2017 Duty of Care in Sport Review (led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson) to discuss whether sport is good for mental health.

Everton in the community

Everton in the Community

Since 2013, Edge Hill has worked with Everton in the Community, the official charity of Everton Football Club, on a ground-breaking partnership designed to improve the lives of people who live in some of the most socially and economically deprived communities in the UK, while enhancing the employability of Edge Hill students.