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Welcome to Physical Activity and Exercise

Explore our range of research.

Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East & North Cumbria

Our vision is to deliver 'better, fairer health and care at all ages and in all places' organised around seven key research themes.
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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Our mission is to encourage and support high calibre interdisciplinary research to understand and address human health challenges.
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Healthy Communities

‘Sporting Lives’ is about transforming sport, transforming lives. Our ‘Healthy Communities’ theme is about moving, growing, and thriving.
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Physical Activity and Health Inequalities

We make a difference by addressing inequalities, promoting social justice, and ensuring better health and wellbeing through sport and exercise.
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