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Sports, Recreation & Leisure Studies (human) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Fully Funded PhD Scholarship: The effect of dietary supplementation on cardio-metabolic response and human performance during thermal challenge
  Dr M Waldron
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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This scholarship is funded by Swansea University’s College of Engineering. Start date. January 2020. Subject areas. Exercise physiology, thermal physiology.
  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: 31 October 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/SB. Start date of studentship. 01/01/20. Closing date of advert. 31/10/19. Interview date.
  The Economics of Superstars: Wages in Sport - understanding using primary data the changes over the postwar period in sport for its foremost performers
  Dr J Reade, Dr S Jewell
Applications accepted all year round

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The work of Sherwin Rosen (1981) established a literature on the economics of superstars - an attempt to explain the very high premia top performers in a given field are able to attract.
  Sonification and smart sensors for healthy ageing
  Research Group: Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group
  Dr D Vicinanza, Dr J Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Computing, Informatics and Applications Research Group in collaboration with the Exeter Biomechanics Research Team (ExBiRT), University of Exeter.
  Health PhD

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Overview. As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have hte opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
  Understanding the role of technique in skeleton push-start performance
  Dr S Colyer, Dr E Preatoni
Application Deadline: 21 November 2019

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SUMMARY OF PROJECT. Skeleton is a Winter Olympic sliding sport where athletes initiate a run by sprinting with a bent over posture whilst pushing a sled for ~20-30 m before ‘loading’ and adopting a prone driving position.
  Psychological, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Stress
  Dr S Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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By its very nature, sport and physical activity can be very stressful. How an individual responds to these demands, and whether they appraise this stress as challenging or threatening can influence whether they excel or fall to pieces in such situations.
  Young People, Social Media and Physical Activity Education
  Dr V Goodyear
Applications accepted all year round

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Introduction, Aims and Research Questions. The idea that social media has an effect on young people’s health is compelling (Orben & Przybylski, 2019).
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