School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

As the No.1 University in the world for sport-related subjects, we offer unrivalled research, teaching and partnerships across sport, exercise and health sciences.


Our expertise spans the fields of biomechanics, cellular and molecular biology, economics, medicine, nutrition, pedagogy, physiology, psychology, sociology, sport management and more. Join us to push the boundaries of sport and health science in the UK and internationally.

No.1 in the world for sport-related subjects

QS World University Rankings 2017-2022

100% of our research impact rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Athena SWAN Silver award

Recognising our commitment to gender equality

Study with us

Our undergraduate, master's and PhD programmes are influenced by world-leading research and delivered by internationally renowned academics. Find the right degree for you here.

Research and Innovation

Covering sport business, society and performance, as well as lifestyle for health & wellbeing, our world-leading Research and Innovation activity is driving understanding of the importance of sport and exercise science in the context of public health.

Our research and innovation

Stress, emotion and performance in sport

Advancing understanding of the causes of stress in sport, why individuals react to stress differently and how stress effects their performance and wellbeing.

Stress, emotion and performance in sport

Helping the public live long, healthy and happy lives

Identifying and evaluating innovative health behaviour interventions and policies to prevent and treat chronic diseases, helping the public to live long, healthy and happy lives.

Helping the public live healthy and happy lives

Clean sport behaviours

Developing an understanding of the role of athlete support personnel in influencing clean sport culture(s) within international cerebral palsy football.

Clean sport behaviours

Pioneering next-generation extracellular vesicle therapeutics

Discover how our academics are improving outcomes for patients with traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.

Pioneering extracellular vesicle therapeutics
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Our people

Find contact details and information regarding all members of staff affiliated with Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.