Applied Sport Science

In reaching across the sporting spectrum, the ‘Applied sport science’ thematic comprises a number of related Research Groups. These include; ‘Youth and physical development’, ‘Performance analysis’, ‘Sport psychology’, Applied injury science’ and the ‘High performance group’. The principal focus of the research undertaken lies in the scientific analysis and application of the more traditional sport science disciplines of physiology, psychology and biomechanics to sporting performance.


Research and Innovation Groups


Key Contacts

Dr Marianne Gittoes - Applied Injury Science

Dr Ian Bezodis - High Performance Sport

Dr Peter O'Donoghue - Sports Performance Analysis

Dr Tjerk Moll / Dr David Wasley - Sport & Performance Psychology

Dr Rhodri Lloyd - Youth Physical Development