School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

PhD opportunities

Ben Stephenson

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PhD student

Ben completed his BSc and MSc degrees at Loughborough University between 2011 and 2015 studying Sport and Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology respectively. During his MSc studies he completed an internship with GB Paratriathlon, providing sports science support.

Project Title:  Physiology and Paratriathlon

Project Summary: This project, half funded by British Triathlon Federation, aims to realise the transferability of able-bodied physiology literature to paratriathlon. There are three main topics of focus: Quantifying training load in paratriathlon, Understanding mucosal immune function in paratriathlon and Heat acclimation strategies for paratriathletes