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We have 12 Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Stirling

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We have 12 Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Stirling

Online Active Communities: The role technology can play in the virtual support of our physical activity

  Research Group: SPARKLE - Stirling Physical Activity Research, Knowledge & Learning Exchange
Lockdown and social isolation were common phrases that gained recognition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals were advised to not meet up with friends and loved ones, to stay indoors and avoid crowded places. 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

Teacher Identity and Epistemology in Times of Change: From Face-to-Face to Online Language Teaching and Learning in Chinese Higher Education

The aim of this project is to document and learn lessons from the experiences of university language teachers in moving quickly and unexpectedly from a familiar traditional class-based face to face environment to an unfamiliar online environment. Read more

Families and palliative care: How can we improve how families are supported when someone is dying?

Despite clear statements that people with advanced illness should have access to palliative care that treats the family as the unit of care, the practice of this is woefully inadequate or missing from actual practice. Read more

Bridge: A MindSport for All (BAMSA)

The University of Stirling and Prof Samantha Punch, an international bridge player herself, launched the global Bridge. A MindSport for All (BAMSA) project in 2019 to promote the benefits of mind-sports, using the card game bridge as a key case study. Read more

Mathematics education and inclusion

The educational agenda of the international community is increasingly being informed by a discussion on Education for All (EFA), as the right to quality learning opportunities is essential for achieving inclusive and equitable societies. Read more

Defining the metabolic and neuromuscular mechanisms of skeletal muscle adaptation to reduced physical activity and subsequent recovery throughout adult lifespan

  Research Group: PENRG - Physiology Exercise and Nutrition Research Group
Physical inactivity is the 4th leading cause of death in the world. People with the highest prolonged sedentary time have greater chance of developing health problems such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes, and a greater risk of dying younger. Read more

Coaching the sport coaches: Sport coach developers and coach development processes and practices

  Research Group: Sport Social Science
There is increased recognition of the contribution sports coaches and quality sport coaching have with regards to individual (e.g., competence, confidence, health, well-being, achievement) and social (e.g., connection, community cohesion, crime reduction, national identity) outcomes of participation and performance in sport (Scottish Government, 2018; Sport England, 2016). Read more
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