Pursue original research in physiology, psychology, biomechanics or coaching/pedagogy, in highly-equipped surroundings with an innovative, expert team.
The Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences brings together expertise in physiology, psychology, biomechanics and coaching/pedagogy.
Specialists from these disciplines collaborate on projects within four broad categories: athlete performance; recreational-based sport and exercise; health-based exercise; judo-based research.
Within this innovative and highly productive research environment we can provide you with supervision in a wide range of research topics, in well-equipped surroundings.
We host research seminars, conferences and workshops to aid knowledge-sharing and you’ll be part of a supportive postgraduate community encompassing many specialisms.
As an indication of activity within the department, here’s a brief overview of our current research projects:
- Nitrate and VO2
- Bicarbonate and VO2
- Stroke volume and menstrual function
- Visual search and anxiety in sport
- Visual impairment and adaptive gait
- Mobile multivariable physiological monitors and sporting performance
- Temporal analysis of lightweight women's Judo
- Understanding the coach-athlete relationship
If you've already conducted research and published work that demonstrates an independent and original contribution to knowledge in this field of you may wish to apply for a PhD by Published Work.