School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

As the No.1 University in the world for sport-related subjects, we offer unrivalled research, teaching and partnerships across sport, exercise and health sciences.


Our expertise spans the fields of biomechanics, cellular and molecular biology, economics, medicine, nutrition, pedagogy, physiology, psychology, sociology, sport management and more. Join us to push the boundaries of sport and health science in the UK and internationally.

No.1 in the world for sport-related subjects

QS World University Rankings 2017-2022

100% of our research impact rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Athena SWAN Silver award

Recognising our commitment to gender equality

Study with us

Our undergraduate, master's and PhD programmes are influenced by world-leading research and delivered by internationally renowned academics. Find the right degree for you here.

Research and Innovation

Covering sport business, society and performance, as well as lifestyle for health & wellbeing, our world-leading Research and Innovation activity is driving understanding of the importance of sport and exercise science in the context of public health.

Our research and innovation

The application of eye tracking for concussion measurement

Discover how our researchers are investigating how eye tracking technologies can be used to measure deficits in cognition, as part of a pitch-side concussion assessment.

Eye tracking for concussion measurement

Safeguarding athletes' rights in sport

Find out how our research findings are being embedded in policies, procedures and practices designed to protect young people in sport.

Safeguarding athletes' rights in sport

Harnessing the therapeutic potential of environmental extremes

Find out how our academics are harnessing the therapeutic potential of heat, cold and hypoxia to enhance rehabilitation and better prepare elite athletes in extreme conditions.

Therapeutic potential of environmental extremes

Bioengineering the Musculoskeletal System

Discover how our academics are improving outcomes for patients with traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.

Bioengineering the Musculoskeletal System
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Our people

Find contact details and information regarding all members of staff affiliated with Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.