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The impact of walking football on health-related outcomes in older adults

   The School of Human and Health Sciences

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  Dr Liam Harper  No more applications being accepted  Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

A new opportunity is available for outstanding doctoral candidates to develop their careers as researchers within the School of Human and Health Sciences at the TEF Gold rated University of Huddersfield. The School has an ambitious programme of research that is making a real difference to people's lives.

About the Project

This PhD provides an exciting opportunity to investigate the physical and mental health benefits of playing walking football in older adults, including comparisons to other exercise interventions and in individuals with non-communicable diseases. This research has the potential to impact the physical activity of older adults and improve their health. 

All postgraduate researchers in our School benefit from skilled supervision by experienced and enthusiastic researchers and a comprehensive programme of training in research methods and researcher development.

We are looking for candidates who have a passion for their discipline and a clear view of the potential impact of their research. Successful candidates will not only have the potential to produce an exceptional piece of work but will also be keen to play an active role in developing the research culture of our School, contributing to seminars and other research events.

Further information about the School of Human and Health Sciences, the scholarships, contacts and how to apply is available here

We look forward to hearing from you.

Funding Notes

Two full-time PhD scholarships are available for three years, covering tuition fees at home rates and a stipend of £6000 per annum. A further four scholarships may be offered with a fee reduction of at least 30% of home tuition rates.
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