A brand new director has been appointed to move up the Nationwide Centre for Sport and Train Medication (NCSEM), primarily based at Sheffield Hallam College’s Superior Wellbeing Analysis Centre.
The NCSEM is a collaboration between universities, healthcare trusts, native authorities and personal and voluntary sector organisations. It’s centered on creating a greater understanding of the mechanisms of motion underlying human motion to enhance inhabitants well being.
Dr Anna Lowe, a chartered physiotherapist and specialist in bodily exercise and wholesome ageing, has been promoted to director following three years as programme supervisor.
The appointment comes as Professor Rob Copeland and Sir Andrew Money transfer on after ten years on the helm.
The centre was established with Division for Well being funding following the London 2012 Olympic Video games, with one in all its three hubs positioned in Sheffield.
Dr Anna Lowe stated: “I’m delighted to be director of the Nationwide Centre for Sport and Train Medication. This partnership is an Olympic legacy initiative that brings 14 companion organisations along with the intention of constructing Sheffield a extra energetic metropolis.
“In my new position as director, I shall be overseeing the co-location of NHS companies at three neighborhood leisure centres, main Sheffield’s entire methods method to rising bodily exercise and contributing to associated analysis tasks. I am excited concerning the alternatives forward and delighted to be working with such nice companion organisations throughout Sheffield.”