Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (PhD/MPhil), Ph.D.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13800
    Tuition (Year)
    6102
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 ,
Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, with research interests in: Sport psychology/human performance; Exercise Psychology/health behaviours; Exercise physiology; Motor Control and Learning.

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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
  • Self-talk
  • Group dynamics
  • Leadership
  • Personality and emotion regulation
  • Risk-taking
  • The application of all of the above in business, military and other contexts

Exercise Psychology/health behaviours:

  • Participation motivation
  • Self-regulation
  • Implicit processes

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Exercise physiology:

  • Clinical exercise physiology
  • Performance physiology
  • Muscle wasting in chronic disease
  • Rehabilitation in chronic disease
  • Fatigue
  • 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
  • Attention
  • Perception and action
  • Feedback processing

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 7

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Academic Requirements

Normally successful candidates will have a First Class Honours or Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related discipline. Candidates with an Upper Second Class honours degree, or equivalent, may be accepted if they can present evidence of their ability to study at this level.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 13800 International
  • GBP 6102 EU/EEA

Funding

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