School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

PhD opportunities

Luke Gupta

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PhD Student

Luke graduated from the University of Bath with a B.Sc in Sport and Exercise Science and completed an M.Sc in Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University. Currently, Luke is conducting a part-time PhD Studentship into Sleep and Athletic Performance in collaboration with the English Institute of Sport.

Project information
Sleep and athletic performance

This PhD programme aims to synthesise current knowledge on the relationship between sleep and elite sports performance; identify the key sleep-related factors which, from the current evidence, appear to maintain performance (when sleep is challenged), and enhance performance (when sleep is manipulated); and experimentally assess performance outcomes as a function of Total Sleep Time (whether shortened, as a result of sleep disruption, or lengthened as a result of sleep enhancement).