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Doctor of Philosophy

Deakin University
Program overview
4 years
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
Start dates
Geelong
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Melbourne (Australia)
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Melbourne (Australia)
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Program description

Make a significant contribution to exercise science/sport by undertaking PhD research.

You can commence PhD research in areas such as exercise science/sport and physical activity and nutrition. This includes epidemiological, behavioural and social science analyses of activity in whole populations and special groups; studies of muscle and bone metabolism and physiology of muscle.

Other study areas include movement analysis and sport performance relating particularly to motor skill acquisition, perception and action, movement economy, and fitness in older adults.

Research in the discipline of nutrition also includes measurement and evaluation of food sources, sports nutrition, and diet and disease with particular interest in cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes and osteoporosis.

Deakin currently has around 1600 higher degree by research candidates – intelligent people making the most of our excellent facilities, partnerships, strategic research centres and excellent reputation.

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Deakin University

Deakin University is an institution of educational excellence. At Deakin, one of Australia's largest universities, students experience a blend of innovative education courses, outstanding support, and exciting locations in the state of Victoria in southeastern Australia. From the campuses in...


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