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Research Projects

  • Knee injuries in wakeboarders
  • The placebo and nocebo effect of sports drinks.
  • Does an Eccentric Hamstring Strengthening Protocol Alter Anterior Cruciate Ligament Stiffness?
  • The knowledge and management of concussion amongst youth rugby coaches and referees.
  • The effects of an 8 weeks ankle injury prevention pilot program on recreational basketball players balance and agility.
  • The use of cryotherapy during the acute stage of a soft tissue injury  in English professional football.
  • Injury rate in barefoot and minimal footwear runners preparing for the London marathon.
  • Dry Needling Versus Platelet Rich Plasma for the Treatment of Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis of the Elbow.
  • Incidence of knee tendinopathy in elite UK track and field athletics.
  • A reliability and validity study of a new grading system to assess patella instability.
  • Lumbar disc injury in elite UK track and field athletes.
  • Achilles tendinopathy in professional ballet dancers.
  • The prevalence of stress fractures in female university athletes.

Research Project Assessment

The research project will be assessed by dissertation, oral presentation and viva voce examination.

Candidates are examined in the year they complete the course.