Cyclist who battled back after a life-threatening accident wins Edge Hill scholarship

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.

Lecturer to treat world famous athletes at World Athletics Championships

  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 […]

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 […]