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Research Supervisors

The Sport Department offers research supervision in the following subject areas:



Field of Study

Dr Margaret Boniface  EdD Lifestyle and autobiographical research in sport and exercise. 
Dr Pete Bunyan PhD Personal growth through adventure; facilitation of adventure experience.
Dr Mike Callan PhD Coach Education and Performance, safeguarding and history of judo.
Dr Richard Clements PhD Cardiovascular physiology and ageing research.
Dr Melissa Day PhD Stress, appraisals and coping in competitive sport.
Dr Sarah Gilroy PhD Sociology and pedagogy of sport and leisure.
Dr Iain Greenlees PhD Social cognition and group dynamics in sport.
Dr Suzanne Everley  PhD Children’s experiences of physical education and physical activity.
Dr Beverley Hale  EdD Applied research methods and statistics in sport and exercise science.
Dr Philip Kearney PhD Fundamental movement skills, variability in teaching strategies, constraints-based teaching.
Dr Mike Lauder PhD Hydrodynamics in swimming, sport technique analysis, and weightlifting.
Dr Jason Lake PhD Optimization of resistance training movements 
Dr Ruth Lowry PhD Physical activity, health and psychological well-being.
Professor Terence McMorris  PhD Perception, motor control and decision making in sport and exercise.
David Muggleton PhD Subcultures and youth culture, social and oral history of sport and leisure.
Dr Steve Myers PhD Physiological demands of high-speed boat racing and altitude and exercise.
Simon Northcott MPhil Sport specific exercise testing.
Dr Elizabeth Pike PhD Risk, injury, health care and ageing.
Dr Julia Potter PhD Children’s exercise and health and stress physiology.
Dr Marcus Smith PhD Dehydration and exercise and physiological demands of rock drumming.
Dr Matthew Smith PhD Person perception in sport.
Dr Neal Smith PhD Non-linear movement analysis and biomechanics of soccer and racket sports. 
Dr Mark Willems PhD Muscle physiology, occupational physiology, ageing and exercise.