Institute for Sport Research (ISR)

The Institute for Sports Research (ISR) High Performance Division, situated at the High Performance Centre (hpc) is staffed with highly qualified sports scientists and biokineticists. The HP division offers specialist sport specific testing, strength and conditioning, monitoring, programming and sport specific rehabilitation. These services are provided to University of Pretoria students, the general public, national federations and elite athletes alike.

The Institute strives to combine, structure and integrate existing unaddressed Sport Scientific and Biokinetics requirements incorporated within the training, service and research responsibility of the UP, with those of established or envisaged academic departments.

Research is undertaken in an ad hoc and continuous manner on a co-ordinated, interdisciplinary and specialised basis, with the aim of publishing research results.

Training of post-graduate and undergraduate Human Movement Science students by enriching their research and community service exposure.

Sport Testing The demands of international competition are becoming increasingly strenuous. It is essential that South African sports participants and coaches keep abreast of the latest sport science information, which can contribute to the optimisation of sports performances.


Contact details:
High Performance Centre – ISR
(t) +27 12 484 1711

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