Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

Welcome to the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport.

The Centre contributes significantly to research and practice in disability sport. It consists of two main research strands: Sport Performance and Health and Wellbeing

Our mission is to improve knowledge about Paralympic sport and to promote the substantial health and quality of life benefits that can be gained through participation in disability sport and physical activity. The centre is heavily involved in research, in addition to providing sport science support to a number of GB squads.


  • PHC Legacy Document

    Find out what members of the PHC have been up to in the Rio Paralympic cycle through our Legacy Document, showcasing our research and support since London 2012.

    19 June 2017

  • Recruiting now: Research Assistant and part-time PhD

    There is an opportunity to join the PHC team as a Research Assistant and conduct a part-time PhD alongside it.

    2 June 2017

  • Funded PhD: Shoulder Load in Wheelchair Athletes

    Applications are welcomed for a PhD investigating bilateral shoulder load, propulsion asymmetries and their relationship with pain and injuries in wheelchair athletes.

    2 June 2017