PhD Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

About This Course

Research Areas

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, with research interests in:

Sport psychology/human performance:

Stress and performance
Application of social cognitive theories to sport and performance
Mental imagery
Group dynamics
Personality and emotion regulation
The application of all of the above in business, military and other contexts

Exercise Psychology/health behaviours:

Participation motivation
Implicit processes

Exercise physiology:

Clinical exercise physiology
Performance physiology
Muscle wasting in chronic disease
Rehabilitation in chronic disease
Psychobiology of physical exertion
Skeletal muscle function and biochemistry
Cardio-vascular physiology
Exercise and immune function; diet and exercise
Hydration/dehydration and exercise
Physiology of extreme environments

Motor Control and Learning:

Visual control of movement
Motor programming
Perception and action
Feedback processing

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£20,000 Per Year

International student tuition fee

3 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time