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Occupational Health and Performance

The Occupational Health and Performance theme aims to enhance health and performance in areas directly outside of sport, for example, space, military, esports, as well as other occupationally demanding industries.

Theme lead

The Occupational Health and Performance theme is supported by academics and applied practitioners with a wide range of expertise, ready to provide consultancy or bespoke research, with a particular focus on identifying ways of enhancing health and performance in occupationally demanding roles. 

Our areas of expertise

  • Health and exercise sciences,
  • Exercise physiology,
  • Nutrition,
  • Psychology,
  • Biomechanics,
  • Strength and conditioning,
  • Genetics.  

To date the team have successfully worked in collaboration with the following organisations to deliver funded research / consultancy-based projects to answer questions specific to their needs: 

  • UK Space Agency, 
  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratories (Dstl),
  • Royal Ballet Company,  
  • Orreco,  
  • Western Clinical Engineering