sport research facilities

The entrance Carnegie School of Sport building and outdoor seating area on Headingley Campus

The home of sport

The university has invested £45m in a state-of-the-art building providing an iconic home for the Carnegie School of Sport, housing specialist teaching and research laboratories. The facility provides a focus for the school’s undergraduate, postgraduate, research and enterprise programmes. It will also act as a hub for elite athletes, teams and industry partners.

The building includes the following laboratories:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiovascular
  • Respiratory
  • Human movement
  • Body Composition (including dual energy x-ray absorptiometry)
  • Biochemistry
  • Histology
  • Psychology
  • Human behaviour
  • Hot and Cold water Immersion
  • Nutritional Education

as well as:

  • Two extreme environmental chambers
  • Alter-G
  • Physiotherapy clinic
  • Performance analysis suites
  • Health and well-being studio
  • Indoor running track
  • Strength and conditioning area

work with us

Through our research, business and activity centres, we work collboratively with business and and research partners to drive innovation and support development. To find out more about our research consultancy, facilities hire or to discuss a bespoke project, visit our business consultancy pages.

Courses you might be interested in

BA (Hons)

Physical Education

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Carnegie School of Sport

One of the largest providers of sport in UK higher education, we’re home to world-leading experts and decades of successful graduates.

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Exterior of Carnegie School of Sport building