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  Access All Sports: A mixed methods evaluation of what helps or hinders disabled students to access university sport and how this impacts on their wellbeing. (DeaneKU19SF)
  Dr K Deane, Dr L Beaumont
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Background. Sports activities improve students’ wellbeing, fitness and sense of belonging to the university community and this enhances their resilience to mental-health challenges.
  Life after serving my country: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Psychosocial Intervention for Retired Athletes and Military Service People with Addictive Behaviours
  Dr HJ Hong, Dr P Coffee, Dr N Fitzgerald
Applications accepted all year round

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Depression, anxiety, and alcohol and substance abuse are all common problems for retired athletes.
  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 2020. Location. Colchester Campus, University of Essex.
  An investigation into the experiences of parenting a vocational dance student in the UK
  Dr H Clegg, Dr R Manning
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD research project investigating the experiences of parenting a vocational dance student in the UK.
  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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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.
  Investigating the incidence of falls and relationship to motor ability in autistic adults
  Dr E Gowen, Dr E Stanmore, Dr E Poliakoff
Applications accepted all year round

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Autism is a life-long developmental condition that affects how a person communicates and interacts with people. In addition to these social symptoms, >70% of autistic individuals show signs of altered motor control such as less accurate eye-hand coordination, unstable balance and abnormal gait patterns.
  Mechanisms underpinning competition: The science behind winning (Ref: SF20/SER/HETTINGA2)
  Prof F Hettinga
Applications accepted all year round

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Sport is an ideal scenario to explore psychological as well as (neuro) physiological mechanisms underpinning competition. In middle distance and endurance sports such as athletics, rowing, cycling or speed skating, an athlete’s pacing strategy is widely recognized as an essential determinant for performance.
  Ready, Set, Go: Promoting and preserving health and wellbeing in children and adolescents (Ref: SF20/SER/HETTINGA1)
  Prof F Hettinga
Applications accepted all year round

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As part of our Child and Adolescent Research Exchange (CARE) initiative, we offer an extensive range of research opportunities in the field of sports, exercise and health.
  Identifying the neural processes underlying skilled anticipation in sport
  Dr R Rowe, Prof E Milne
Applications accepted all year round

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A large body of evidence indicates that skilled sports players can anticipate the actions of their opponents more accurately than novices, for example in sports such as tennis.
  Stress, Healthy Ageing and Physical Exercise (SHAPE)
  Prof AC Whittaker, Dr G Ryde, Dr J Connelly
Applications accepted all year round

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The SHAPE project will examine the associations between physical activity and psychological, social and physical wellbeing in older adults, and develop a protocol for an intervention to influence healthy ageing across psychosocial, neuroendocrine and physiological health outcomes.
  Multisensory integration and the perception of vertical in health and disease
  Dr M Patel, Dr T Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Our sense of balance is signalled by the vestibular system. We use this vestibular sense when we go to the bathroom at night since it helps us to keep upright and keep our sense of direction.
  Effect of practice structure on skill learning, retention and transfer in sport
  Dr M W Bridge
Applications accepted all year round

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This project can be offered either on a full-time or a part-time basis. Please email the prospective supervisor for more details.
  The influence of adventurous play and outdoor activities on child anxiety
  Dr H Dodd
Applications accepted all year round

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When children are given opportunities to take risks in their play or take part in adventurous outdoor activities such as climbing or kayaking, it is likely that they learn about fear, coping and uncertainty.
  Developing a clinical tool to quantitatively assess and monitor upper limb and shoulder function in clinical and home settings
  Dr A Shaheen
Applications accepted all year round

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Upper limb and shoulder disorders are poorly defined, diagnosed and rehabilitated. Current management of these disorders is focussed on the prescription of physiotherapeutic treatments, yet the efficacy of such treatments is not well established and the prognosis of patients with shoulder disorders is very poor.
  Sex differences of ultra-endurance running: Profiling of female ultra-runners
  Dr H Moir
Applications accepted all year round

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Ultra-endurance running has become increasingly popular, both in amateur and recreational athletes, with an exponential increase in the number of ultra-marathon finishers between 1998 and 2011 (Cejka et al., 2013; Hoffman & Krishnan 2013;).
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