Research

Sport, Physical Education and Health Science

Creating, disseminating and curating of world leading knowledge in human performance science, physical activity for health, physical education and sport.

Summary of this research cluster

Our overall research vision is the creation, dissemination and curation of world leading knowledge in Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences. Our research is organized under 4 themes:  human performance science, physical activity for health, physical education and sport.

We have 35 members of staff who are active researchers. From the REF 2014 results we were ranked 1st in Scotland and 10th in the UK. We engage in division-crossing, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues across the School and University, and in other institutions within Scotland and internationally.

Research mission

The research mission is to advance, explore and enable research in Sport, Physical Education and Health Science.

Research strategy

Research centres

Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC)

Research groups and forums

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Sport (ECSS) Research Group

Edinburgh Social and Political Sports Research Forum

Human Performance Science Research Group

Physical Education Research Forum

Inter-disciplinary networks

Academy of Sport

 

Related links

All the research centres/groups/networks based at Moray House School of Education and Sport

Research students' supervisors and their topics within this cluster