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Full time


12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary

Recently completed or current PhD student theses:

Interventions to improve Running Economy (RE) in trained runners; Intervention to reduce blood pressure and improve vascular health; Implications for Injury prevention and performance in team sports; Examining mentoring in the development of sports coaches; Embedding the perceptual motor system under an ecological psychology account of human behavior; Swimming as a rehabilitation modality for persistent low back pain: A development and feasibility study; Social disadvantage and the role of physical education and Sport-for-All in young people at Cyprus and Greece; Investigate non-hormonal and hormonal contraceptive users on markers of athletic performance, internal athlete wellness and training load monitoring; Can contextualized interventions impact the resilience of coaches and athletes in a schools elite sports programme?

Research areas include:

Clinical Exercise Science; Sports Performance; Policy and Social Research.

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Entry requirements

For research level study, we would expect you to have gained a Bachelor/Master’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university.

University information

Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) was first established in 1962 and has, for over 60 years, built an exceptional reputation for the quality of its study programmes. In total there are around 20,000 students enrolled at the university, with a fifth enrolled in a postgraduate qualification. Students study in one of three academic faculties: Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social...more