The role of performance science in athlete health and wellbeing

Bird, Stephen P. ORCID: (2021) The role of performance science in athlete health and wellbeing. In: Ipswich Jets Athlete Wellbeing Day, 28 Feb 2021, Ipswich, Australia.

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The application of performance science modalities such as GPS tracking, sleep profiles, monitoring general wellbeing and musculoskeletal testing has often been said to be critical in safeguarding the athlete’s fitness. While performance science isn’t going to give you all the answers, it will lead you to the right questions to ask. What performance science technology hopes to provide coaches and athletes is a means to better understand to their bodies needs so that they can perform and recover optimally. As such, many teams have turned to hi-tech equipment to ensure their most important players are not burnt out on the eve of the finals.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Keynote)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Health and Wellbeing (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2021)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Institute for Resilient Regions - Centre for Health Research (1 Apr 2020 -)
Date Deposited: 10 May 2021 01:30
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2021 06:09
Uncontrolled Keywords: Performance, Science, Athlete health
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110604 Sports Medicine
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110699 Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4207 Sports science and exercise > 420799 Sports science and exercise not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280120 Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences

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