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Sports, Recreation & Leisure Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 63 Sports, Recreation & Leisure Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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We have 63 Sports, Recreation & Leisure Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

Impact of Ischaemic Pre-Conditioning on Oxygen Uptake Kinetics: Implications for training and recovery

  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences. Proposed supervisory team. Dr Dan Gordon. Dr Marie Gernigon (External - University of Paris-Saclay). Read more

Sonification and smart sensors for healthy ageing

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

Improving the evaluation of fluid intake and hydration status in independently living older adults: a mixed-methods approach

Hydration status throughout life is now emerging as an important factor that can impact upon healthy ageing and quality of life. Older adults are more susceptible to dehydration due to physiological and behavioural changes that occur with age (Mentes 2006). Read more

PhD in Social Research in the Sheffield Methods Institute

White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships 2021/22. Nominations are now open for White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Studentships commencing in October 2021. Read more

Improving heat wave responses in elderly individuals

The interaction between climate change, natural ageing, and sedentary behaviour make the elderly (65+ years old) a highly vulnerable cohort for heat-related illness during heat waves. Read more

Frailty and sarcopenia in older adults: the role of sedentary behaviour and physical activity

Main aim. This proposed research will explore the role of sedentary behaviour and physical activity in the prevention, progression and/or treatment of frailty and sarcopenia in the ageing population. Read more

Physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with a spinal cord injury

The proposed research will be conducted with an industry partner to develop a device for accurate measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with a spinal cord injury who use a manual wheelchair (those with paraplegia). Read more

Resistance Training during Pregnancy

This proposed proposal will examine the role of strength training during pregnancy, its associated benefits and risk and whether or not women are being advised to engage in strength training during pregnancy. Read more

Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks

Title. Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks. Based in. Research Centre for Applied Performance Science, Faculty of Sport, Allied Health, and Performance Science, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London. Read more

Men and women in managerial leadership positions: the case of football

There is a large body of evidence on barriers to leadership positions faced by women, and a related literature on the relative benefits of the presence of women managers in firms. Read more

History of sports medicine and exercise physiology c.1800-2000

Applications are invited for a 3-year self-funded* PhD Studentship starting as soon as possible. The history of sports medicine and exercise physiology are significantly understudied topics from the HSTM perspective. Read more

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