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Nursing, Allied Health and Sport

Nursing, Allied Health and Sport

We welcome applications for research degrees aligned to Nursing, Health and Sport in each of the areas listed below. Potential supervisors are shown with a summary of their areas of research expertise. Further details can be found on their staff profile page which also links to their publications. You are welcome to contact a potential supervisor for an informal discussion before submitting your application.

Current research student projects in this area are listed below.

Sport Therapy
Sport Management and Sociology
  • Dr Ben Clayton (sport and masculinities; community sport; collegiate sport; use of creative nonfiction for academic research; disability coaching)
  • Dr Fiona McCormack (sport volunteering; young offenders)
Exercise Science and Physiotherapy
  • Dr Yetunde Dairo (physiotherapy, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, physical activity and intellectual disability, inclusion in physiotherapy education)
  • Dr Keiran Henderson (exercise science; physiology; cardio/blood pressure; education)
  • Dr Mark Homer (Applied exercise physiology, endurance sport, specialising in rowing and training distribution)
Sport Psychology
  • Dr Paul Morgan (sport psychology; resilience; elite team sport; psychology of sporting excellence)
Current Research: Student Projects

Survivorship in Patients Following Primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a qualitative study.Dr Matthew SmithDr Keiran HendersonDr Julia Williams

A Study into the Interplay Between Anger and Identity in Elite Female Football Coaches.Dr Ben Clayton