Assessing motor skill competency in sport tasks


Matching the requirements of your course related study (i.e., Master level Or PhD), you will have the opportunity to examine and evaluate specific motor skills, and motor skill competency, and be part of a broader research project. This opportunity will also include personal and professional skill development, as well as study related training associated with the research methodologies in the area of Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour. Throughout your study, your development will be overseen by two research supervisors.  


Professor Ross Sanders, Dr Stephen Cobley

Research Location

Exercise, Health and Performance Research Group

Program Type



This opportunity is open for application to students looking to complete a post-graduate degree, and with an interest and passion for exercise and sport science. Project involvement will benefit those presently studying exercise and sport science, or those wanting to study in the area with an appropriate study background (e.g., a sciences degree). It will be helpful, although not paramount, if applicants have experience in research skills, and have competency in using data analysis software (e.g., SPSS). Likewise, professional conduct, personal organization, communication, written skill, and punctuality will be important.   For the successful applicant, you will be based at The Cumberland Campus under the supervision of Prof. Ross Sanders and Dr. Steve Cobley. The weekly time period of commitment on the project is subject to the applicant’s course related and personal circumstances.

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Motor Skill, Competency, learning, Biomechanics, sport

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1816

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