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Injury risk and performance: Towards a better understanding of load monitoring

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Monday, May 06, 2019
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

This project will establish a clearer understanding of the relationship between player load, injury, and performance in elite football, with the aim of developing a model that extends our current understanding of how load monitoring may be applied to assess adaptation and responses to training demands, and minimise the risk of non-functional over-reaching, injury and illness.

Monitoring athlete load is a current hot topic and an evolving science, and professional sports teams are investing substantial resources on gathering an array of metrics to profile training and competition demands and athlete responses.

How to apply:

Applications are made via our website using the Apply Online button below. If you have an enquiry about this project please contact us via the Email NOW button below, however your application will only be processed once you have submitted an application form as opposed to emailing your CV to us.

Candidates for funded PhD studentship must demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 3 years.

The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and international students. Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 3 years and must demonstrate: A 1st class honours degree and/or a relevant Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent. If English is not your first language you’ll need IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Funding Notes

Funded candidates will receive a maintenance grant of £15,000 per year to contribute towards living expenses during the course of your research, as well as a fee waiver for 36 months

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