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Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR)

The Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR) conducts high-impact scientific research and provides postgraduates with training and supervision in the area of exercise and sports science. Specifically, we aim to foster internationally-leading research that has the capability to contribute to exercise and sports science needs at local, national and international levels.

Research themes

Major areas of research specialisation within the Centre include:

  • Strength and conditioning;
  • Physiology of Sports Performance;
  • Psychology of Sports and Exercise; and
  • Sports Biomechanics.

News & events

Cadel Evans on his way to 2011 Tour de France Victory by flickr user Michiel Jelijs is licensed under CC by 2.0.* Thumbnail

It takes a special kind of cyclist to win the Tour de France

To win the Tour de France a competitor has to be a rare breed indeed ECU researchers Chris Abbiss and Paolo Menaspà take a look at what's required.

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Delayed onset muscle soreness: A useful signal from our body?

Getting sore after exercise might not be a bad thing after all.

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Contact

For more information about the Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research, contact:

Associate Professor Anthony Blazevich
Director
Joondalup Campus: Building 19, Room 19.3101
Email: a.blazevich@ecu.edu.au
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5472

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