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

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    Research Output

    A Classification of Motivation and Behavior Change Techniques Used in Self-Determination Theory-Based Interventions in Health Contexts

    Teixera, P. J., Marques, M. M., Silva, M. N., Brunet, J., Duda, J., Haerens, L., La Guardia, J., Lindwall, M., Lonsdale, C., Markland, D., Michie, S., Moller, A. C., Ntoumanis, N., Patrick, H., Reeve, J., Ryan, R. M., Sebire, S., Standage, M., Vansteenkiste, M., Weinstein, N. & 3 others, Weman-Josefsson, K., Williams, G. C. & Hagger, M. S., 5 Mar 2020, In : Motivation Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    15 Downloads (Pure)

    A cross-sectional comparison between cardiorespiratory fitness, level of lesion and red blood cell distribution width in adults with chronic spinal cord injury

    Nightingale, T. E., Bhangu, G. S., Bilzon, J. L. J. & Krassioukov, A. V., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 23, 2, p. 106-111 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    A discourse analysis of school girls engagement with fat pedagogy and critical health education: rethinking the childhood ‘obesity scandal’

    Rich, E., Monaghan, L. F. & Bombak, A. E., 12 Feb 2020, In : Sport, Education and Society. 25, 2, p. 127-142 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Student theses

    A biomechanical evaluation of a novel intramedullary device for hip fracture fixation

    Author: Page, P., 3 Apr 2019

    Supervisor: Gill, H. (Supervisor), Cazzola, D. (Supervisor) & Whitehouse, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine


    A clinical and serological study of adult and juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy

    Author: Gunawardena, H., 1 Sep 2010

    Supervisor: Stevens, C. (Supervisor) & McHugh, N. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


    A combined clinical and experimental study to investigate a potential model for improved osseointegration in sickle cell bone disease patients with avascular necrosis

    Author: George, A., 19 Jun 2019

    Supervisor: Ellis, M. (Supervisor), Chaudhuri, J. (Supervisor) & Gill, H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine