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Physical Activity Inequalities - Collaboration through Research, Policy and Practice

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences recently collaborated with practitioners, policy makers and researchers at their event ‘Addressing physical activity inequalities through research-policy-practice collaboration’, co-hosted with Country Durham Sport.
People attending a collaboration event

London marathon: what to eat before, during and after the race

Thousands of people take part in the London Marathon every year, with many more attempting to run the 26.2 mile distance in marathons across the world. Dr Lindsay Macnaughton from our Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences talks us through some effective fuelling strategies.
Marathon runners during a race

Moving Social Work - new co-production animation

Our new co-production animation is now available.
Moving Social Work

Professor Kevin Tipton

I am writing to share the very sad news that Professor Kevin Tipton died on the 9th January 2022.
Prof Kevin Tipton

Study reveals misogynistic attitudes towards women’s sport

Openly misogynistic attitudes towards women’s sport may be common amongst male football fans, according to new research involving online message boards.
Crowds of people hands in air

New Associate Professor, Dr Toni Louise Williams

The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences is delighted to welcome Dr Toni Louise Williams as Associate Professor.
Welcome message for Toni Williams

World Top 2% Scientist success!

Professor Brett Smith was named in the recent 2021 edition of the Stanford University list of World Top 2% scientists.
Prof Brett Smith

Research Newsletter 7

View the latest departmental research newsletter, issued December 2021.

Repeated concussions in professional rugby players associated with poor mental health post retirement

Former professional rugby players are more likely to show signs of depression, anxiety and irritability compared to amateur rugby players and non-contact athletes, according to new research led by Dr Karen Hind, in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences
rugby players

Getting Active Through Move Social Work

Academics from our Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences have been working in collaboration with Sport England through Get Yourself Active (GYA), in order to launch the Moving Social Work programme.
Moving Social Work

Durham Sport graduate wins prestigious award for her final year dissertation

Congratulations to Jess Hamilton, who has won the British Association for Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Undergraduate Dissertation of the Year
food containers

DSES Research Newsletter Issue 6

View the latest departmental research newsletter, issued September 2021.