Sport, Health & Exercise Science
35% of our research judged as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the RAE. We currently have a research portfolio of around £4m.
Our group conducts research that advances knowledge of how physical activity, exercise and sport, are related to human health and performance.
Our goal is to conduct significant research from an understanding of fundamental mechanisms and processes through to application and translation.
Our research is also closely linked to the following degree programmes:
Research investigates the health and performance benefits derived from regular physical activity across the full range of physical disabilities, as well as to investigate the motives and barriers to physical activity among these populations.