Teaching & Research
Level 4 (1st Year Undergraduate)
- Introduction to the Scientific Study of Sport
- Physical Activity, Exercise and Health
Level 5 (2nd Year Undergraduate)
- Scientific Analysis of Sport Coaching
- Scientific Underpinnings of Physical Activity, Exercise and Health
Level 6 (3rd Year Undergraduate)
- Physiological Support of the Elite Athlete
- Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease
- Independent Study
Level 7 (MSc) Applied Sport Science
- Enhancing Human Performance
- Applied Sport Science Research Project
The impact of environmental extremes on metabolic parameters.
The regulation of energy balance and the impact of appetite and taste.
Factors affecting endurance performance.
PhD Project Ideas
Gibson, O.R., Richardson, A.J., Hayes, M., Duncan, B. and Maxwell, N.S. (2014) Prediction of physiological responses and performance at altitude using the 6MWT in normoxia and hypoxia. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine.
Richardson, A.J., Maxwell, N.S., Hayes, M., Gibson, O.R. and Duncan, B. (2014) Learning Through Adventure. The Sport and Exercise Scientist. 41, 18-19.
Duncan, B., Richardson, A.J. and Watt, P.W. (2015) Metabolic responses to acute hypoxia and moderate intensity normoxic exercise in humans. In. European College of Sport Science (ECSS), Malmö, Sweden 24th 27th June 2015.
Duncan, B., Richardson, A.J. and Watt, P.W. (2014) An 18 day sojourn to 3,400m alters body mass, energy expenditure, fuel utilisation and taste sensation in healthy human participants. In. Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society (BMRES) Altitude Research Conference, 22nd November.
Duncan, B., Richardson, A.J. and Watt, P.W. (2012) Effect of hypoxic exposure and physical activity on fat metabolism, body composition and weight loss in humans. In. Chelsea School Exhibition, University of Brighton, May 2012.
Duncan, B., Richardson, A.J. and Watt, P.W. (2011) The Chair Lift to Weight Loss The effect of hypoxic physiology on weight loss in overweight and obese populations. In. University of Brighton Research Poster Competition, April 2011.
Duncan, B. and Richardson, A.J. (2010). The effect of intermittent hypoxic exposure and hydration status on a self-paced 3,000m time trial. In. British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) student conference, Aberystwyth University 2010.