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  Sex Equality in Sports
  Dr F Luzzi
Applications accepted all year round

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It is a widely accepted view that where sex is not relevant, the exclusion of members belonging to a certain sex from participating in areas of social life amounts to unjust discrimination.
  Visual search strategies and knowledge elicitation in sports officiating - Project ID SAS0019
  Dr D Mascarenhas, Dr C English
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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PhD Type

Sports officials’ (referees and umpires) decisions can have a big impact upon the outcome of games. However, our understanding of the processes that officials employ to make quick and accurate decisions is only still in its infancy.
  Developing a sizing methodology for women’s sports compression garments
  Research Group: Textiles and Apparel
  Dr K Brubacher
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

This project will look to develop sizing systems suitable for sports compression garments. Sports compression garments (SCGs) are skin-tight, elastic garments that are designed to apply pressure to the underlying body with the aim to improve exercise performance and recovery.
  The Development of Mathematical and Statistical Models of Sports Betting, with a View to Detection of Irregular Activities
  Dr G Hunter, Dr P Soan
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Corrupt activities in professional sport linked to illegal betting have received much attention in the press over recent months, tarnishing sports’ reputation, which could lead to great reductions in revenue.
  Transformational leadership and the ethics of sports coaching
  Dr J Mills
Applications accepted all year round

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Title. Transformational leadership and the ethics of sports coaching. Start date. October 2019. Location. Colchester Campus, University of Essex.
  Pragmatic, positive and innovative approaches to tackle doping in amateur-, fitness- and sport to elite competitive sport
  Prof A Petroczi
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

The recent scandals in sport (e.g., the Lance Armstrong case, systematic doping in Russia, cover ups in IAAF) have questioned the legitimacy of the current anti-doping approach - and drawn attention to the multiple issues that warrant attention.
  Social capital in sports clubs / clubs’ contribution to social inclusion.
  Research Group: Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development (CREED)
  Dr G Nichols
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

This research has synergy with a project examining the contribution of volunteer led sports clubs to social inclusion and volunteering across ten European countries.
  The impact of strength-and-conditioning exercise programmes on body image
  Prof V Swami
Application Deadline: 28 October 2019

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PhD Type

PhD Studentship (Fee waiver and Bursary). School of Psychology and Sport Science. Cambridge Campus. Fixed term contract for 3 years, commencing 16th January 2020.
  The gendered experience of body image in physical activity spaces
  Dr C Kerner, Dr L Hills, Dr A John
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

There is a growing concern over young people’s body image and the detrimental impact that a negative body image can have on well-being, including physical activity participation.
  Law Research Programme

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PhD Type

Research is an integral part of Leeds Law School's activities. We have expertise in a wide variety of legal areas and we are able to supervise research degrees in the following areas.
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