Exercise and Sports Science PhD Unit Set
Provides higher degree by research candidates with training and supervision in the area of exercise and sports science with the aim of improving our understanding of human movement.
Major areas of research specialisations: Exercise Medicine Neuroscience Strength and Conditioning; Motor Control and Motor Development; Physiology of Sports Performance; Psychology of Sports and Exercise; and Sports Biomechanics.
Special entry requirements
It is desirable that all applicants contact a potential supervisor to discuss their research project before applying. Information about ECU's Research Institute, Centres and Supervisors can be found in the school brochures listed on the Applying for a Research Degree website or the staff contact page of the relevant School.
Availability & Campus
Candidates enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (J42) may be required to attend classes on more than one campus to complete the research training component of the course.
Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisors as part of the supervised independent research component of the course.
Sports Scientist, Exercise Scientist, Biomechanist, Physiologist, Sports Psychology, Coach/Development Officer, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Exercise Rehabilitation, Cardiac/Respiratory Rehabilitation, Corporate Health Careers
Possible future job titles
Sports Scientist, Exercise Scientist, Biomechanics, Physiologist, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Exercise Rehabilitation, Fitness Industry, Chronic Disease, Corporate Health, Health Promotion, Community Health, Aged Care, Occupational Health and Safety, Strength and Conditioning, Technician