Sports performance

Research in sports performance focuses on a wide range of topics from youth development through to high-performance athletes. Themes include coach development and education, coach performance, optimising athlete performance, strength conditioning and injury prevention.

Researchers in this area include:

Dr Wayne Cotton Lecturer, Human Movement and Health Education; Director, Study Abroad; Program Director, Human Movement and Health Education; Senior Lecturer, Human Movement and Health Education
Keywords: experiential education, coaching, physical activity, ICT, learning designs, learning objects, web quests
Associate Professor Donna O'Connor Associate Professor, Coach Education and PDHPE; Program Director (HMHE); Coordinator, BEd (HMHE) Honours, and MEd (Coach Education)
Keywords: coaching effectiveness, athlete development, youth sport coaching, coach learning, high performance sport