Employer: University of Essex and England Women's Cricket Team
Contract Type: Full-time
Bursary: Fees + £1,890 CPD Budget
This project will be led by Dr Jamie Tallent from The School of Sport, Rehabilitation & Exercise Sciences with external collaboration from Dr Samuel Callaghan (St. Mary’s University). From the ECB the project lead will be Dr Thamindu Wedatilake (Research Lead England Women), Ian Durrant (Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach England Women) and Rob Ahmun (Head of Strength and Conditioning, ECB).
To date, despite the global growth of women’s cricket, little is known regarding the physical demands of female International and domestic cricket matches. Understanding the physical match demands and the key physical attributes will enable coaches and practitioners to better prepare cricketers for future major tournaments.
Therefore, the aims of the project include:
• Understand the physical match demands.
• Understand the physical attributes that influence match outcome.
The cost of tuition fees for one year at the home fee rate. Due to this funding, we can only accept applications from those with Home fee status. There will also be an additional CPD budget of £1,890 to cover write up fees and travel expenses. Alongside their research project the successful candidate will support England Women’s Sports Science & Medicine team in the areas outlined below.
This work will largely be based at the National Cricket
Performance Centre at Loughborough University but will also at times require some travel to other
• Assistance with day-to-day GPS data processing and usage
• Assistance with Profiling and screening
• Supervision of athletes under the direction of the Lead ECB Women’s S&C
• Any other reasonable tasks required to support the S&C ECB Women’s S&C team on the ground
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