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Mission Statement

'CCASES will undertake disciplinary and interdisciplinary research activities in Sport, Exercise, Physical Activity and Sports Medicine.'

The Chichester Centre of Applied Sport & Exercise Science (CCASES) was established in 2010 and provides the structure and support for staff for fundamental and applied research activity within the Institute of Sport at the University of Chichester.

CCASES will:

  • will provide the environment in the Institute of Sport for staff and students to undertake collaborative thematic research
  • will organize a yearly research seminar programme
  • will organize a biannual research conference
  • will promote external research collaborations and external research applications

REF 2014

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014), CCASES submitted 19 staff and established 12th position out of 51 regarding research power in the unit of assessment Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism.

Our REF 2014 results (4* - world leading, 3* - internationally excellent, 2* - recognized internationally) were:              

Outputs  11.1% (4*) 36.5% (3*) 47.6% (2*)
Impact   53.3% (4*) 36.7% (3*)   
Environment      37.5% (3*) 62.5% (2*)


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