We are the leading university for sport research in Scotland and a recognised sport university internationally.
At the School of Sport, we are committed to making an impact through knowledge to drive up the quality of sport locally, nationally and internationally.
We do this by creating an environment of research excellence which generates original knowledge, leads advances in knowledge about sport, creating a global connected reputation in research and knowledge exchange.
Our research strengths are encapsulated within the theme of developing excellence in sport, exercise and health. We focus on improving understanding of all aspects of sport, in order to develop excellence at all levels.
Research addresses aspects of physical activity and health, sport nutrition, management, doping, coaching, psychology and the culture of sport in society.
Further research across the University is carried out into: