An Edge Hill academic has won a prestigious award from the International Olympic Committee to educate coaches and athletes in three countries about non-sexual abuse in sport.
An academic at Edge Hill University’s new Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding in Sport has voiced concerns about the ‘hidden’ violence plaguing the sports world.
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.
An Edge Hill University researcher will represent the UK as a subject expert in the field of gender-based violence and abuse in sport in a new study funded by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.