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.
Major areas of research specialisation within the Centre include:
Getting the same result more safely.
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.
Dr Greg Haff explains how athletes get away with doping and what sporting authorities can do to try to stop them.
The Centre has a strong research program spanning each of its four areas of specialisation. A selection of our current projects is listed below: