There is a wide range of facilities for practical work at our Penrhyn Road campus, where this course is based. You will have access to a modern environment with the latest equipment.
We have a number of ergometers (eg treadmill, cycle, rowing kayak) for analysing sports-specific performance. Sophisticated equipment allows us to measure the physiological responses to exercise, such as.
Practical work helps you develop your understanding of exercise physiology and your practical skills. The high specification equipment ensures a high quality of research and allows staff to provide support services to top-class athletes from a range of sports.
A large laboratory provides space for teaching, research and consultancy activities. We can sophisticatedly analyse sports movements and skills thanks to:
Two smaller labs provide space for specific activities, such as gait analysis, assessment of muscle function and data analysis.
These laboratories and staff are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Staff also undertake consultancy services, giving you the chance to observe world-class athletes undergoing sport science laboratory assessment.
The Learning Resources Centre offers:
The London Irish squad will be able to use all our facilities at Kingston, including our state-of-the-art sports science testing facilities. Read more
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