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Development and Evaluation of an Injury Reduction Programme in Yorkshire Schools

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  • Full or part time
    Dr S Emmonds
  • Application Deadline
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  • Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

Youth sport involvement has numerous benefits, whilst there is also the risk of injury. The increased participation and training may increase numbers of sports injuries, if risk factors are not identified and mitigated. Sports and recreational injuries are the leading cause of injury in youth in many countries (Emery, 2010). This project will undertake a series of studies to 1) Develop and implement an injury audit and physical testing battery, 2a) Develop an injury reduction programme, 2b) identify the challenges and barriers to the successful intervention of an injury reduction programme, and 3) implement and evaluate an injury reduction programme.

Please read the information on how to apply, complete the application form and return to [Email Address Removed] including your research proposal, scanned copies of your degree certificates (e.g. undergraduate or masters degree certificates) and transcripts, scanned copies of your English language requirements, scanned copies of your passport and previous UK visas if applicable.

Interviews will be held at our Headingley Campus on 1st, 2nd and 4th July 2019

Funding Notes

The studentship comes with:
A stipend of £15,009 per annum (pro-rata into 12 monthly payments)
UK/EU Fees paid for a period of three years
Laptop, office space and £1000 to support the research project are also provided

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