Dave Hembrough

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Dave Hembrough

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Sport for Development and Using S&C as a Vehicle for Positive Societal Change

Our Guest:

Dave Hembrough

In this episode, David is joined by Dave Hembrough. 

Dave is a senior sports science officer at Sheffield Hallam University.

Dave is the university's lead strength and conditioning coach. He has significant applied experience at Olympic and international level having supported teams at the 2012 Olympics and the Commonwealth Games as well as coaching numerous world champions in a variety of sports.

Dave is a well-recognised and respected S&C coach and also a qualified and experienced sports therapist. Dave graduated from Sheffield Hallams Sport Science programme and has also completed post graduate studies in both Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (MSc) and Advanced Business Practice and Business Engagement (PGDip).

In this episode, Dave discusses his experiences in elite performance and how he uses S&C as a means to create positive changes and development in the community. 

Below are some of the links Dave alluded to in this episode:

Link to the Sheffield Hallam S&C Coaching MSc: https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/sport-and-physical-activity/msc-strength-and-conditioning-coaching/full-time

Positive Youth Development Through Sport key text: https://www.routledge.com/Positive-Youth-Development-through-Sport-second-edition-2nd-Edition/Holt/p/book/9781138891814 

Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world. https://www.who.int/ncds/prevention/physical-activity/global-action-plan-2018-2030/en/ 

Free Course: Future Learn Sport For Sustainable Development https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/sport-for-sustainable-development 

International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education: https://www.icsspe.org/ 

Sport England Towards An Active Nation: https://www.sportengland.org/why-were-here 

Kazan Action Plan for Sustainable Development Goals Through Sport:  https://en.unesco.org/news/united-nations-general-assembly-acknowledges-important-role-kazan-action-plan-advancing-sport 

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