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Health Sciences (stress) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Psychological, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Stress
  Dr S Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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By its very nature, sport and physical activity can be very stressful. How an individual responds to these demands, and whether they appraise this stress as challenging or threatening can influence whether they excel or fall to pieces in such situations.
  A co-creation development and feasibility study to adapt a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction intervention, HEADS: UP, for people with aphasia
  Dr M Lawrence, Ms G Pearl, Prof M Grealy, Dr A Lowit
Application Deadline: 4 August 2019

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Project Ref. SHLS19035. Within the United Kingdom there are 100,000+ strokes per year and an estimated 1.1 million stroke survivors.
  Conservative surgical treatment for osteoarthritis - a computational study
  Research Group: Medical Engineering Research Group
  Dr R Hillstrom
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Medical Engineering Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/medical-engineering.
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Prof V Swami
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  Are older military veterans at increased risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and dementia compared with those who never served?
  Prof N Greenberg, Prof D Aarsland
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Military personnel may be exposed to traumatic events in the line of duty and as a result some of them may develop mental health difficulties.
  Role of telomere attrition in cardiometabolic disease risk
  Dr J Buxton, Dr N Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Common conditions such as Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and coronary artery disease (CAD) are complex disorders caused by a myriad of interacting genetic and lifestyle factors.
  Cardiac Structure and Function in Septic Patients
  Dr D Oxborough, Prof J Somauroo, Dr J Rylance
Applications accepted all year round

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Cardiovascular function is altered in sepsis though effects of infection including peripheral vasodilatation, and alterations to the endothelium and glycocalyx, and upon the myocardium.
  The impact of historical trauma on the lived experience of dementia
  Research Group: Living Well with Dementia
  Dr A Capstick
Applications accepted all year round

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People now in the most at-risk age cohorts for onset of dementia were born between the years approximately 1918 and 1940. These were years of global upheaval, with mass displacements of people, depression, war and famine.
  The trio of ubiquitin system, chronic inflammation, and connective tissue damage in musculoskeletal diseases
  Dr H Ismail
Application Deadline: 3 July 2019

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Connective tissues are great mechanical sensors known to effectively transmit mechanical loads by adapting their own structures. These structures are continually changing due to growth and response to the tissue environment, including the mechanical environment.
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