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Centre for Sports and Exercise Science

Sports Performance

Students in the Human Performance Unit

Our Centre for Sports and Exercise Science has built a reputation for outstanding research, teaching and applied sports science. Our Human Performance Unit works with athletes to identify strengths and weaknesses.

Our Centre has a proven track record of excellence in teaching, research and applied sports science.

We have five laboratories furnished with the latest sports science equipment and a team of experienced and highly dedicated academic and support staff. Our research, teaching and applied sports science activities are all closely linked, which enables us to maintain the very highest standards of university-based sports science in the UK.

Research areas

Health, Exercise and Active Life (HEAL)

HEAL conducts research in the following areas:

Sport, Performance and Fatigue (SPF)

SPF is a multidisciplinary and integrative scientific research unit located within the Centre for Sports and Exercise Science working alongside the Human Performance Unit (HPU) and Health, Exercise and Active Life (HEAL).

Sports and Exercise Science

Students and academics talk about our BSc Sports and Exercise Science course and provide an insight into some of the practical work it involves.

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate

Undergraduate study with us gives you the opportunity to learn from leading academics in the biological sciences. You can expect a supportive atmosphere and flexible course structure across a diverse range of BSc courses.

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Use our Course Finder to find the right course for you. Our courses allow you to demonstrate your academic potential in a research-intensive environment, while developing the knowledge and skills required for a successful graduate career.

Postgraduate study

Postgraduate

Postgraduate study with us gives you the chance to contribute to the research we are renowned for. You can expect specialist training in a research-intensive and supportive environment from top academics using state-of-the-art facilties.