Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre

 

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The Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre is made up of academic staff and research students committed to research excellence in sport, exercise, nutrition and health sciences. We are a vibrant group with internal and external collaborative partners including industry and NHS England. Our research facilities have recently received over £250,000 of investment in state-of-the-art equipment located in specialist research and teaching spaces - a physiology laboratory, environmental chamber, cell-culture and wet laboratories, psychology and biomechanics laboratories. We run a regular seminar programme during the academic year.

Our portfolio of research is encompassed within a number of multidisciplinary research themes including:

  • Neuromuscular Function in Performance and Health
  • Extreme Environments
  • Pathomechanics following Amputation and Injury 
  • Biomechanics  and Motor Control
  • Human Performance 
  • Well-Being and Health
  • Molecular and Tissue-specific responses to Nutritional Intake and Exercise
  • Exercise Metabolism and Health 

PhD Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship investigating Cross-talk between skeletal muscle and pancreatic B-cells - The contribution of B-cell dysfunction to the progression of type 2 diabetes. Application closing date is 26 July. Further details can be found here.

Individuals interested in other potential PhD opportunities are encouraged to visit this page.

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