The institute addresses challenges and unites the efforts of researchers and research teams to:
- Harness sport and activity for social good
- Enhance success in sport, physical education and coaching
- Improve rehabilitation and physical activity
- Advance our understanding of normal and disordered brain and cognitive functioning
- Discover and develop new methods, models and approaches.
We work with local, national and international key stakeholders. By applying research techniques, the Institute provides the best opportunity to develop new ways of working. Our solutions aim to help change people’s lives and wider society.
We have many close working relationships with global academic institutions, industry bodies, and private, public and third sector organisations. Our connections support significant knowledge exchange and innovation and long-term sustainability.
Research centres and groups
Professor Richards' research includes the clinical application of biomechanics, the development of new assessment tools for chronic disease, conservative and surgical management of orthopaedic and neurological conditions, and the development of evidence based approaches for impro…
Linden is a member of the Faculty Executive Team for Science and Technology. In his Faculty role, he works extensively to support the development and maintenance of a high-performing research and enterprise culture. Linden is also a Professor of Cognitive Psychology and collabora…
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Sports Recovery Research