Sports research

How our researchers are helping to improve fitness, health and sporting techniques for elite sport and daily life.

In the spotlight

Our latest sports news

Sports University of the Year

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Bath has been named The Times and The Sunday Times Sports University of the Year 2018, for excellence in sports performance, education and research.


The latest updates on our sports research.

Case studies

Stories about how our researchers and their work are changing the world of sport.

The search for tomorrow's champions

A late start for puberty can mean talented athletes are overlooked. Our researcher is working with the Premier League to harness young players' true potential.

Video and audio

Watch and listen to our researchers presenting their work in sports research.

Commentary and analysis

Read articles from our researchers on other websites.

Get involved

Become one of the sports researchers of tomorrow.

Sport courses

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Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses relate to sport, exercise and health. We are ranked highly in the UK for sport science.