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Physiology & Sports Science (sport and exercise) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Self-Regulation, Self-regulation Difficulties and Mental Health in Youth Sport
  Dr J Cumming
Applications accepted all year round

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Self-regulation is fundamental to successful learning and performance and having having well-developed skills to manage thoughts, feelings, and behaviours enables young athletes to realise their potential in sport as well as other life domains.
  PhD Studentship: Snacktivity to promote physical activity and reduce future risk of chronic disease in the population
  Dr D Esliger
Application Deadline: 17 February 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/Snack/DE. Start date of studentship. 1st April, 2020. Closing date of advert. 17th February, 2020.
  The development of resilience in young people within communities through sport participation: A process approach.
  Prof N Callow
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Bangor University, School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for funded PhD study.
  Finding 30 minutes in the marathon: a systematic approach to training design for the non-elite competitive marathon runner
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr D Gordon, Dr J Roberts, Dr M Ferrandino
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  A Structured Health Intervention For Truckers - The SHIFT Study
  Dr S Clemes, Dr J King
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. SSEHS/SAC. UK/EU Fee band. TBC. International Fee band. £21,100. Full Time Duration. 3 years. Part Time Duration. 6 years.
  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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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.
  Exercise for First Episode Psychosis; an opportunity for early intervention
  Dr S Aldred, Dr R Upthegrove
Application Deadline: 8 February 2020

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Exercise has been identified as a treatment for psychosis as it has the ability to alter clinical symptoms, rebalance cell health and reset the cellular signals that are altered in psychosis and schizophrenia.
  The effects of mechanical and electrical stimulation on the maturity of tissue engineered skeletal muscle
  Prof M.P. Lewis, Dr A Capel
Applications accepted all year round

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Skeletal muscle undergoes hypertrophy in response to exercise and mechanical loading, however although this response is well studied and established, the molecular sensors and signaling pathways which produce this response are not fully elucidated.
  Using a novel 3D co-culture model to define metabolic flux maps of different cancer cell types in response to physical activity
  Dr M Morris, Dr A Islam, Prof M.P. Lewis
Applications accepted all year round

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During exercise, and in the presence of sufficient oxygen, glucose is metabolised by muscle cells to produce pyruvate, a metabolic intermediate which is fed into the Kreb’s cycle in the mitochondria to produce large amounts of energy.
  Stress and health: Lifespan stress and cardio-metabolic disease risk pathways through cardiovascular stress reactivity
  Prof AC Whittaker, Dr P Coffee
Applications accepted all year round

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An exciting opportunity for a full-time PhD period of study is available in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling.
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