Dr Liis Uiga

Liis Uiga

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Qualifications: BA Tartu; MSc (Distinction) Exeter; PhD Hong Kong

About Liis

Liis completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology, MSc degree in Sport and Health Sciences and PhD in Motor Control.  Her research is inter-disciplinary in nature, involving psychology, sport sciences, ageing, and rehabilitation.

Liis has recently started her appointment as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Te Hautaki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance.

Recent Publications

  • Uiga, L., Poolton, J. M., Capio, C. M., Wilson, M. R., Ryu, D., & Masters, R. S. W. (2020). The role of conscious processing of movements during balance by young and older adults. Human Movement Science, 70. doi:10.1016/j.humov.2019.102566

  • Broderick, V., Uiga, L., & Driller, M. (2019). Flotation-restricted environmental stimulation therapy improves sleep and performance recovery in athletes. Performance Enhancement & Health, 100149. doi:10.1016/j.peh.2019.100149

  • Driller, M., & Uiga, L. (2019). The influence of night-time electronic device use on subsequent sleep and propensity to be physically active the following day. Chronobiology International: the journal of biological and medical rhythm research. doi:10.1080/07420528.2019.1588287

  • Beaven, C., Hebert-Losier, K., & Uiga, L. (2019). Acute effects of blue light on motor function and cognition in older adults. In Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand (pp. 47). Conference held Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Find more research publications by Liis Uiga


Motor control and motor learning, psychological aspects of motor performance, ageing

Contact Details

Room: TT.7.14
Phone: 9583