The Sport Science team addresses contemporary issues within sport, exercise and physical activity, specialising in the following topics:
- Exercise in Extreme Environments
- The Science of Team Sports
- Respiratory Physiology
- Sport Psychology
- Clinical Human Movement
- Communication and Influence
Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses take a reality-based approach to education where you are encouraged to put theory into practice. We provide you with multiple opportunities for hands-on learning through innovative teaching methods, lab work, industry placements and consultancy.
We have extensive organisational networks which support our degrees and enhance your experience. We collaborate with partners such as UK Sport, the Ministry of Defence, Gatorade Sports Science Institute and EA Sports to give you industry-relevant experience.
Our facilities are world-class and, most importantly, you will get regular and significant access to them. Because our courses were developed by listening to our sport, exercise and health networks, no matter which degree you choose, you will develop a range of transferable skills desirable in a variety of professional contexts.
All of this means that you will be ready for the job of your dreams, whether that’s in the sport sector or beyond. Don’t just take our word for it. Our graduate employability rates are amongst the very best in the country.
Sport Science Facilities
The team has access to impressive facilities which include:
- A British Olympic Association-approved environmental chamber
- Performance analysis and nutrition suites
- Biomechanics and exercise physiology labs
- A sport and leisure management suite
- A sport and exercise psychology lab