University of Newcastle Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Australia, 2016

University of Newcastle Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Australia, 2016

University of Newcastle Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Australia, 2016

A fully funded Ph.D. scholarship is available for domestic and international candidates to investigate Patellar Tendon Pathology, its Development, and Relationship with Pain in Elite Athletes.  The scholarship will be supervised by Dr. Suzi Edwards (UON), Professor Darin Padua (UNC) and Dr. Ebonie Rio (La Trobe).

This University of Newcastle Research Ph.D. scholarship is part of a research project supported by the National Basketball Association and GE Healthcare that will be conducted through the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre. Patellar tendinopathy is prevalent in young jumping athletes.

Course Level: Scholarship is awarded for pursuing Ph.D. programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is available to study the biomechanical factors associated with patellar tendinopathy in basketball players.

Scholarship Award: UNRSC50:50: 50% from Graduate School, 25% from School of Environment and Life Sciences, and 25% from Faculty of Science & Information Technology.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: A strong background in biomechanics from any of the following fields: exercise science (kinesiology), bio/mechanical engineering, rehabilitation sciences (physiotherapy, podiatry).

Nationality: This scholarship is available to domestic and international candidates.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th August 2016.

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