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Institute of Sport research

The Institute of Sport has an established a reputation for sports related research. In the most recent nationwide evaluation of our research (REF2014), 97% of our research activity was considered to be internationally recognised with a large element of that being deemed to be world-leading.

The University's REF results and summary table can be accessed here.

Whilst our common research focus is sport and physical activity, our researchers focus an exceptionally diverse range of topics. Our research activities are clustered around 6 broad themes.