Organization profile

Organisation profile

  • Our Department provides excellent opportunities for academic teaching and research collaborations with other departments, such as EducationPsychologySocial & Policy ScienceBiology & Biochemistry and Pharmacy & Pharmacology. We also have a range of specialist equipment.

    Our postgraduate teaching and research courses now form part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Graduate School. The Graduate School can provide you with dedicated support and a strong community in which to base your studies, whether on campus or by distance-learning.

    Our aims

    • To develop a research portfolio that is both of the highest academic standard and has applications in the real world
    • To provide excellent teaching in a stimulating learning environment designed to maximise student attainment and graduate employment prospects.
    • To build on external links with the public services and other bodies concerned with human function, health and society
    • To promote innovation in the design and delivery of healthcare services
    • To identify and facilitate opportunities for academic collaboration and new developments

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
Chronic Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
Athletes Medicine & Life Sciences
Football Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Sports Medicine & Life Sciences
Tobacco Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2005 2024

Research support to the MILO and BE-FIT studies

Bilzon, J.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

GW4 Initiator: Moving Through Motherhood

Rouse, P., Richard, P., Foster, C., Warren, L., Salmon, V. & Rogers, L.


Project: Research-related funding

Research Output 1975 2019

1 Citations (Scopus)

A meta-analysis of techniques to promote motivation for health behaviour change from a self-determination theory perspective

Gillison, F., Rouse, P., Standage, M., Sebire, S. & Ryan, R. M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Health Psychology Review. 13, 1, p. 110-130 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Autonomy
Health Behavior
Mental Competency

Analyzing the interview: Tools for developing research interview skill

Clift, B. & Mann, R., 30 Jan 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Student theses

A mixed methods investigation of exercise motivation in adolescence: a self-determination theory approach

Author: Emm-Collison, L., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Gillison, F. (Supervisor) & Standage, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


An identification and critical analysis of barriers to raising the topic of weight in general practice

Author: Blackburn, M., 27 Apr 2016

Supervisor: Eccleston, C. (Supervisor), Stathi, A. (Supervisor) & Keogh, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


An Investigation of the Sexual Health Promotion Needs of Undergraduate Women Aged 18-25 years within a Recognised Sexual Health Risk Window

Author: Rosalie, J., 1 Sep 2014

Supervisor: Gillison, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Health (DHealth)