Sport Performance Innovation and Knowledge Excellence (SPIKE)

Queensland Government

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The centre conducts a wide range of basic and applied research and communicates research results 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.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Sport physiology
  • Sport biomechanics
  • Sport skill acquisition
  • Performance Analysis

Number of research staff

20-100 research staff


Level 1, Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Road, Nathan QLD 4111

Organisation type

  • Queensland Government – Agency
  • Queensland Government – Partner

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