Research in Sport

Sport research takes place with the Sport, Exercise and Performance - established to recognise research achievements within sport, exercise and performance.

Recent highlights

  • ongoing involvement in an Economic and Social Research Council project called Emotion Regulation of Others and Self
  • BBC learning lab project The Winning Mind
  • recently worked with organisations hosting including the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, British Psychological Society, Higher Education Academy and the British Basketball Association
  • one of the world’s leading dance medicine and science research establishments – working in collaboration with dance companies and researchers from across the world to improve dance performance and decrease injury rates

Research areas

The centre undertakes research in the areas of:

  • Applied Psychology and Coaching
  • Leisure Industries
  • Sport Culture and Physical Education
  • Dance Science
  • Health and Exercise
  • Sport Performance