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Sports Student and Tutor with TreadmillAt UoC Sport, we don't only study the performance of athletes, we also research the benefits of physical activity in the general public.

The university's Active Ageing Research Group recently published a study on how Scottish Country Dancing can delay the ageing process. 

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Sports clubs

The Students' Union runs several sports clubs on each campus. Find out more ►

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MSc Exercise and Health

This innovative programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to exploring exercise's relationship with complex health issues. Read more ►

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Placements and partners

All of our sport students have ample time to explore their field on placement. With our strong links with local partner organisations such as schools, local authorities and sports clubs, we can offer an exciting range of placement opportunities.

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Telephone: 0845 606 1144

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Meet the staff

We have an excellent team of experienced staff who are eager to share their expertise.

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The Sport and Physical Activity group is one of the most research–active at the University of Cumbria, with a strong profile in publication and other forms of dissemination.

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