|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||£14,777 per annum for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.|
|Placed On:||29th November 2018|
|Closes:||12th December 2018|
Title: Starts and turns in elite swimming
Start date of studentship: 1st January 2019
Interview date: week commencing 17th December
Primary supervisor: Dr Mark King
Secondary supervisor: Dr Martin Lindley, Dr Matt Pain
Short Introductory Paragraph
Overall purpose of this study is to:
Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. You will benefit from comprehensive support and guidance from our Doctoral College, including tailored careers advice, to help you succeed in your research and future career.
The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has been ranked 1st in the world for Sport-related Subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 and 2018).
Full Project Detail:
British Swimming, The English Institute of Sport and Loughborough University are collaborating to offer an exciting opportunity to undertake a fulltime PhD investigating the kinetic and kinematic determinants of start block / turn propulsion and their influence on the performance of underwater phases in elite swimmers. The successful candidate will be mentored from senior practitioners at The English Institute of Sport, with access to CPD activities throughout the study period.
Find out more:
Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in Sports Biomechanics or a related subject. A relevant Master’s degree and/or experience in one or more of the following will be an advantage: working in a sports science or performance science capacity within elite sports, swimming, working with elite athletes, motion analysis, computer programming, Matlab.
The studentship is for 3 years and provides a tax-free stipend of £14,777 per annum for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.
Name: Dr Mark King
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply:
All applications should be made online at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/research/. Under programme name, select “School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences”.
Please quote reference number: SSEHS/MAK
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