The physiology team offer fitness testing and evaluation from our state-of-the-art human performance laboratory. They also offer ‘on-site’ support whether that’s a pitch, the pool or the athletics track. Our laboratory is a climate-controlled facility with a range of equipment including SRM bikes and watt bikes for cycling assessments, and a treadmill and Alter G treadmill for running based assessments.
The team offer performance profiling for individual as well as team-sport athletes. This process accurately assesses current fitness levels to set training zones and support coaches with planning the most effective training. Whether that is new goals or aiding an athlete’s return to sport.
MEET THE EXPERTS
Lead Sport Physiologist
Ollie provides his expertise to senior international and professional athletes across multiple sports as well as supporting athlete scholars at the University. His main goal is to ensure each athlete he works with can consistently perform to the maximum of their physical potential following effective individual preparation.
Head of Performance & Coaching
Alex established the Performance Centre at the University of Birmingham Sport over 10 years ago. The aim of the centre is to provide integrated athlete-centred specialist support to talented athletes so that they can reach their sporting potential.