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Loughborough University, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  A multi-tissue in vitro model of osteoarthritis
  Prof M.P. Lewis, Dr D Player
Applications accepted all year round

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a joint disorder which is predominantly found in elderly individuals (Lee et al., 2013), but has recently been linked to sports participation at high levels (Vannini et al., 2016).
  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.
  Constructing Mental Illness in Sport: Athlete Narratives
  Dr A Papathomas, Dr F Kinnafick
Application Deadline: 9 June 2019

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Are you passionate about mental health? Are you eager to produce research that supports athletes with experience of serious mental illness? This fully funded PhD offers a unique opportunity to explore athletes’ personal accounts of living with mental illness.
  Exploring the effects of irrational beliefs on athlete well-being
  Dr J Barker, Dr C R Plateau
Application Deadline: 1 August 2019

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A humanistic cognitive-behavioural approach which is receiving growing attention in sport psychology literature is that of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT; Ellis, 1957).
  Influence of a dietary supplement on blood and muscle oxidative stress biomarkers, skeletal muscle respiration and exercise performance in healthy adults
  Dr S Bailey, Dr NC Bishop, Dr N Martin
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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This project will assess the efficacy of a dietary supplement to alter endogenous antioxidant systems, oxidative stress biomarkers and cellular respiration in human primary myoblasts and skeletal muscle sampled from humans undergoing dietary supplementation.
  Motivation and Health Behaviours: to explore why health goal failures occur despite the presence of motivation
  Dr IM Taylor
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%.
  PhD Studentship – Improving sports participation in adults living with hearing loss
  Dr D Maidment
Application Deadline: 7 June 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/DM. Start date of studentship. 1st October 2019. Closing date of advert. 7th June 2019.
  PhD Studentship: Investigating the link between attentional biases and holistic perception, and their functional roles in changing behaviour
  Dr T Wilcockson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/TW. Start date of studentship. 1st October 2019. Closing date of advert. 30th June 2019.
  PhD Studentship: The influence of non-parental childcare during early childhood for long term health and health behaviours
  Dr S Costa
Application Deadline: 11 June 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/SC/EP. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2019. Closing date of advert. 11 June 2019.
  Physiological Consequences and Prevention of Low Energy Availability in Male and Female Endurance Athletes
  Dr R Blagrove, Dr E O'Donnell
Application Deadline: 23 June 2019

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Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field.
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