Research course

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Institution
Bangor University · School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Normally successful candidates will have a First Class Honours or Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related discipline. Candidates with an Upper Second Class honours degree, or equivalent, may be accepted if they can present evidence of their ability to study at this level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

PhD or MPhil opportunities in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, with research interests in:

Sport Psychology/Human Performance: Eg Stress and performance; Application of social cognitive theories to sport and performance; Mental imagery; Self-talk; Group dynamics; Leadership; Personality and emotion regulation; Risk-taking; The application of all of the above in business, military and other contexts.

Exercise Psychology/Health Behaviours: Eg Participation motivation; Self-regulation; Implicit processes.
Sport, Exercise and Clinical Physiology/Exercise Rehabilitation: Eg Clinical exercise physiology; Performance physiology; Muscle wasting in chronic disease; Rehabilitation in chronic disease; Fatigue; Psychobiology of physical exertion; Skeletal muscle function and biochemistry; Cardio-vascular physiology; Exercise and immune function; diet and exercise; Hydration/dehydration and exercise; Physiology of extreme environments.
Motor Control and Learning: Eg Visual control of movement; Motor programming; Attention; Perception and action; Feedback processing.

Department specialisms

Sport Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Kinanthropometry; Health Psychology; Human Development; Exercise Psychology; Motor Control and Learning

Information for international students

Good track record of successful completions for overseas students.

Fees and funding

Funded studentships are advertised when available.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr David Markland
Email
shesphds@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
01248 388256