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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Park, S. H., Ryu, D., Uiga, L., Masters, R., Abernethy, B., & Mann, D. L. (2019). Falling for a fake: The role of kinematic and non-kinematic information in deception detection. Perception, 48(4), 330-337. doi:10.1177/0301006619837874

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