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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.

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Why do my muscles ache the day after exercise?

It’s normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it’s been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement, ECU's Professor Ken Nosaka looks at the facts.

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

Professor Anthony Blazevich
Joondalup Campus: Building 19, Room 19.3101
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5472

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