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07-29-2009, 01:07 AM
Dear All,
Please see the advert below regarding a number of PhD bursaries on offer in the Carnegie Research Institute at Leeds Metropolitan University, three of which are sports biomechanics related. These are: 'Practice to theory...and back again', 'Technique Analysis in Sports Biomechanics' and 'The Acute and Chronic Effects of Variation in the Structure of the Training Session on Strength and Power'. Links to the projects and further details can be found at http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/carnegie/PhD_Research_Bursaries.htm.


Chris Low Bsc. PhD
Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics
Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education | Leeds Metropolitan University | Fairfax 114a | Headingley Campus | Leeds, LS6 3QS | United Kingdom
+44 (0)113 812 7576
Email: c.low@leedsmet.ac.uk

Postgraduate PhD Research Bursaries
Carnegie Research Institute

CRI is a leader in critical social research and brings a fresh and informed perspective to sport and exercise science, leisure, education and childhood. We are offering the chance to join a large and vibrant research team within the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education. There are 4 postgraduate PhD research bursaries available to study for a PhD for a three year period.

PhD Research Bursaries of 12,900 + UK/EU fees are available for research in the following areas:

* Equitable Practice in Physical Education: The Opportunities and Challenges of a New National Curriculum
* The Acute and Chronic Effects of Variation in the Structure of the Training Session on Strength and Power
* Practice to theory...and back again
* Technique Analysis in Sports Biomechanics
* The Effects of Carbohydrate Ingestion on Fuel Utilisation and Endurance Performance
* Inclusion and Exclusion in the Leisure Lives of New Migrant Communities
* 'Race' and the Body in the Realm of Sport and Leisure
* Extending the functionality of Dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA); Lateral imaging for the evaluation of aortic abdominal calcification (AAC) and visceral fat (VAT) accumulation
* Nutritional supplements and doping in sport: An in-depth exploration of the knowledge, attitude, belief and perceived norms of athletes and support networks regarding assisted performance enhancements
* Widening Participation: Discourse, Policy and Identity

If you would like to submit an application for a PhD research bursary for a study that is different from those specifically advertised, but in a closely related area of study please follow the same application procedures for your preferred project.
For an informal discussion about one of the areas noted above, please contact the relevant individual(s) noted on the information sheet.
For further details please contact Mrs Sarabjit Bissas on 0113 8127416 or e-mail: s.bissas@leedsmet.ac.uk
Closing date for postgraduate PhD Research Bursaries applications: Wednesday 19th August 2009

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