Athlete Development and Performance Network

Summary

Our purpose is to form research collaborations that will enhance athlete development and performance by providing contemporary evidence-based approaches rather than relying on traditional outdated practices. We aim to:

  • conduct multidisciplinary research into athlete development and performance. This will include developing a greater understanding of talent development environments, performance under pressure, and coach/teacher professional learning.
  • provide evidence-based recommendations to key stakeholder organisations and individuals.
  • publish our research in a wide range of outputs.

Supervisor(s)

Professor Donna O'Connor, Dr Kellie Burns, Dr Steve Georgakis, Dr Wayne Cotton

Research Location

School of Education and Social Work

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Advancing understanding of best practice in sports education
We bring together sport researchers from across the University, government and non-government agencies, organisations and associations to enhance athlete development and performance.

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Keywords

Athlete Development, coach development and expertise, Gender/sexuality and sport, coaching/teaching pedagogy, sports performance, sport history, youth and high-performance sport coaching

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 2646