Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Research topics include: biomechanics: measurement techniques for movement analysis; computer simulation of sports movements; inverse dynamics; physiology: nutrition and fatigue; substrate metabolism during exercise; mechanisms of fatigue during maximal exercise; muscle metabolism during intermittent exercise; psychology: motivation; emotion and stress in sport and exercise; sociology: sport and globalisation; sport and violence; pain and injury; physical education: policy, teaching and teacher education; pedagogy, exercise and health; young people and sport; recreation management: leisure and policy in Europe; leisure, tourism and sustainability; leisure policy, work and social exclusion; strategic management of sport and leisure organisations.

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have at least a 2.1 degree at undergraduate level, or a Master's degree.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of departmental/faculty studentships available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01509 228292