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

  • Hoskens, M. C. J., Bellomo, E., Uiga, L., Cooke, A., & Masters, R. S. W. (2020). The effect of unilateral hand contractions on psychophysiological activity during motor performance: Evidence of verbal-analytical engagement. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 48. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2020.101668

  • 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

  • Park, S. H., Lam, W. K., Hoskens, M. C. J., Uiga, L., Cooke, A. M., & Masters, R. S. W. (2020). Inhibitory control, conscious processing of movement and anxiety. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 46. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.101587

  • Driller, M. W., Jacobson, G., & Uiga, L. (2019). Hunger hormone and sleep responses to the built-in blue-light filter on an electronic device: A pilot study. In Sleep Science Vol. 12 (pp. 171-177). doi:10.5935/1984-0063.20190074

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