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Dietary influences on exercise metabolism in relation to the maintenance of lifelong health and in the achievement of optimal sporting performance

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Project Description

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences (http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/sport-exercise/index.aspx) at The University of Birmingham (http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/index.aspx) is one of the longest established in Europe for scientific research into exercise and sport. We are ranked first in the UK among the Sport and Exercise Sciences Institutes in the Research Assessment Exercise, last conducted in 2008. The School’s Research Mission is a scientifically rigorous approach to the study of sport, physical activity, exercise and health.

Dr Gareth A Wallis will consider applications from self-funded PhD students (Home/EU or International) all year round. His research interests are related to dietary influences on exercise metabolism in relation to the maintenance of lifelong health and in the achievement of optimal sporting performance. More information can be found at www.birmingham.ac.uk/gareth-wallis

To find out more about studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham, including full details of the research undertaken in each school, the funding opportunities for each subject, and guidance on making your application, you can now order your copy of the new Doctoral Research Prospectus, at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/students/drp.aspx

Funding Notes

We welcome applications from Home/EU and overseas students. The University of Birmingham offers a number of competitive scholarships for students of the highest calibre. Further details are available at :

Students are also welcome to apply with their own funding for this project, either through their own person funds or by securing a scholarship.

Eligibility requirements: An Undergraduate Honours degree with a minimum classification of a 2.1 or equivalent and an English Language qualification for international students.

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How good is research at University of Birmingham in Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 34.40

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