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 2017-2023

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

Sports for Climate Action and Nature

Find out more about our research and PhD opportunities available through our vibrant new research cluster bringing together expertise in sport sociology, physiology, nutrition, management, ecology and engineering.

Sports for Climate Action and Nature

Improving physical activity in people with a SCI

Our researchers are investigating how interior design and aesthetics within rehabilitation facilities influence attitudes toward physical activity following a spinal cord injury.

Improving physical activity in people with a SCI

Menopause, hormones, inequality and health

Our researchers are investigating whether the evidence supports claims about the health benefits of taking HRT.

Menopause, hormones, inequality and health

Exercise, lifestyle activity and immune-mediated chronic inflammation

Researching how physical activity affects the immune system of clinical and non-clinical populations to investigate if it can be used to reduce inflammation.

Exercise and immune-mediated chronic inflammation
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Our people

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