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

We have 61 Sports, Recreation & Leisure Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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We have 61 Sports, Recreation & Leisure Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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

Women in Extreme Physiology c.1900-2000

Applications are invited for a 3-year self-funded* PhD Studentship starting as soon as possible. The purpose of this PhD is to investigate the forgotten history of women working in the area of extreme physiology in the 20th Century (and possibly earlier). Read more

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