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Research Themes

UCRISE research is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary in nature, because it combines experts in sport: physiology, psychology, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, coaching science, performance analysis, performance nutrition and dietetics, physiotherapy, industrial design, data and mathematical modelling and statistics, graphic and visual design, computer engineering as well as sport management, ethics, law and governance.

Research Themes include:

High Performance Sport and Exercise

UCRISE has a passion for furthering knowledge in high performance sport.  Many of the staff within UCRISE have been trained and employed in the high performance sport sector and have worked as service providers to elite athletes in Olympic, Paralympic and professional sport teams. read more

Physical Literacy and Activity

Researchers within UCRISE collaborate with external partners such as: universities, state and government sport, health and educational departments as well as charitable organisations to develop the physical literacy of Australian children. read more

Sport Design and Technology

The Sport Design Research Centre combines experts from industrial Design, Computer engineering and Data Modelling with experts in Sports Medicine and the Sport Sciences to provide a unique insight, capacity and capability  to undertake research in sport design and technology. read more

Sport and Exercise Medicine

UCRISE aims to undertake innovative, internationally relevant, high quality, focused sport and exercise medicine research read more