School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

News

3 Oct 2017

PhD opportunities available within the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Applications are invited for new research projects that span the School's research themes. These opportunities for postgraduate research are a chance to become part of Loughborough University's highly ranked School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, recently ranked joint 1st in the world for sport-related academia in the QS World University Rankings by Subject

As a research student at Loughborough University, you will work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. You will also benefit from comprehensive support and guidance from our Doctoral College, including tailored careers advice, to help you succeed in your research and future career.

We are currently accepting applications for the following research projects:

Mega Sports Events and Health Promotion: the 2018 World Cup and 2020 Olympic Games

Reference number SSEHS/JP
Preferred Start date (if any) 1 April 2018
Closing date 20 December 2018
Primary supervisor Dr Joe Piggin

Motivation and Health Behaviours: to explore why health goal failures occur despite the presence of motivation

Reference number SSEHS/IT/1
Preferred Start date  Flexible
Closing date September 2018
Primary supervisor Dr Ian Taylor

Self-control and endurance sport performance: investigating the psychological processes underpinning successful athletic performance

Reference number SSEHS/IT/2
Preferred Start date  Flexible
Closing date September 2018
Primary supervisor Dr Ian Taylor


For more information about these projects and details on how to apply, visit the School's research page in the postgraduate prospectus.