Seminar on Football and Inclusivity

As part of our Carnegie Research Seminar Series 2014-15 I am delighted to announce we have a forthcoming event hosted at Leeds Beckett University.  The event is Chaired by Dr Andy Pringle (Reader in Physical Activity, Exercise and Health) and aims to celebrate the recent publication of the Special Issue: Football and Inclusivity, edited by Dr Dan Parnell (Leeds Beckett) and Dr David Richardson (LJMU) within the Journal Soccer and Society (found here). 

The event is free to attend, if you would like to join us please email: Samantha Sherman on 

19 November 2014 Centre for Active Lifestyles12noon – Chair, Dr Andy Pringle – Welcome

12:10 – Dr Dan Parnell (Leeds Beckett University, UK): The social role of football clubs.

12:20 – Dr Juan Luis Paramio-Salcines (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain) Growing the football game: the increasing economic and social relevance of older fans and those with disabilities in the European football industry

12:30 – Dr Zoe Rutherford (Leeds Beckett University, UK): ‘Motivate’: the effect of a Football in the Community delivered weight loss programme on over 35-year old men and women’s cardiovascular risk factors

12:40 – Dr Kathryn Curran (Leeds Beckett University, UK): Everton Football Club: Strategies and lessons for promoting men’s health

12 – 13:00 Fairfax 205

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