Centre for Sport Performance Innovation and Knowledge Excellence (QAS SPIKE)

Queensland Government

The QAS Centre for Sport Performance, Innovation and Knowledge Excellence (SPIKE) conducts and facilitates a wide range of applied research into high performance sport to assist the Queensland Academy of Sport to develop elite Queensland athletes, teams, and coaches. Research support is provided at an institutional level through project, fellowship and scholarship support, with sport science encompassing a wide range of disciplines such as biomechanics, engineering, medicine, nutrition, physiology, physiotherapy, psychology and management.

Organisation type
  • Queensland Government - Agency
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
Level 1 Western Stand, Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC), 468 Kessels Road, Nathan QLD 4111

Strengths and capabilities

  • Sport physiology
  • Sport biomechanics
  • Skill acquisition
  • Performance analysis
  • Coaching
  • Sport engineering and technology

Facilities and major equipment

  • Sport Science laboratory
  • High Performance Strength and Conditioning facility
  • Altitude training chamber
  • Environmental training chamber
  • Vicon 3D analysis system
  • Recovery centre

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