Sports Research

Our sports research covers subjects including sports performance, esports, sports psychology and health.

Sports research specialism

Exploring and understanding performance, health and PE practice

Discover our research areas and projects on the pages below and explore the impact our work has on the sports industry.

Diversity and Equality in Sport

Working to achieve inclusivity and diversity in and through sport with a focus on gender equity in sports leadership.

Enhancing Sport Performance

Research for to athletes, coaches, officials, sporting organisations and schools to enhance performance, development and wellbeing.

Health and Wellbeing

Exploring the mental and physical health benefits of sport and physical activity, and how to promote exercise to a range of audiences.

Nutritional Supplementation

Exploring nutritional supplementation for sporting performance and health and well-being, including examining the physical and cognitive benefits of nutritional strategies and supplements.

Occupational Performance

Working to enhance the selection, performance, protection and health of personnel within physically occupations like the military, emergency services and industry.

Optimising Practice in PE

Exploring the role and development of teaching and coaching in physical education for children and young people.

Anita White Founcation

Launched in 2011 and based at the University of Chichester, the Anita White Foundation (AWF) educates, empowers and invests in female leaders and scholars in sport, preserves heritage of the women and sport movement, conducts and facilitates impactful research and champions gender equity in sport leadership.

Women's Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA)

The Women's Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) is dedicated to developing tomorrow's leaders of sport.

The main component of the Academy is a week-long residential hosted at the University of Chichester since 2014. Combining the essential elements for self-critical learning and development, the unique learning environment includes high-profile guest speakers, workshops, personal development planning, national and international support groups, as well as physical activities.

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Sports Performance and Rehabilitation

Exploring athlete development and working with teams and individuals to improve sporting performance.

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