The #1 Sports Science Resource.
Science for Sport is an online learning resource for all things related to sports science.
Created by sports scientists, for sports scientists.
Our #1 aim is to make the complex topics easy to understand, for everybody. With so much conflicting, opinion-based information online, we decided it was vital to build a reliable and trustworthy home for everything related to sports performance; helping you stay up-to-date in this rapidly growing industry.
We provide educational content from articles, videos, podcasts, infographics, jobs, and even a Research Digest for those who want to excel in this field.
The website is run by highly-educated and qualified editors (see below) who also have quality experience in high-performance sport. When writing the articles, our content authors are required to examine the primary scientific research and synthesize the information for our readers. Users are encouraged to submit corrections and any research we may have missed.
To become the World’s #1 educational resource for Sports Science.
Meet the brains behind the brilliance.
Owen is the founder and director of Science for Sport. He was formerly the Head of Academy Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning at Cardiff City Football Club, and an interim Sports Scientist for the Welsh FA. He also has a master’s degree in strength and conditioning and is a NSCA certified strength and conditioning coach.
PhD Candidate CSCS ASCA L2
Fran is a strength and conditioning coach at the Glasgow Warriors, Scotland as well as a PhD candidate at Waikato University, New Zealand, a performance consultant to the Portuguese Rugby Union, and a published author.
James is currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach with Austin Huns Rugby. He has previously worked in professional rugby in Romania and with the NZ Women’s National Rugby League Team. He is a published author and has completed a MSc in Sport & Exercise Science from AUT, Auckland, NZ.
BSc ASCA L2
Lachlan is the Head Strength & Power Coach at the GWS Giants and has been for the past 6 years. He is also completing an MSc in High Performance Sport at Australian Catholic University.
Liam is currently the Senior Athletic Performance Coach at Blackburn Rovers Football Club for the U23’s. He also has a bachelor’s degree in sport and exercise science and is a NSCA certified strength and conditioning coach.
PhD BSc (Hons)
Will is a Lecturer of Sport Coaching at the University of Northumbria: Newcastle Upon Tyne. Prior to this he has worked with Cricket NSW and Cricket Australia in an array of roles ranging from a sport scientist, development coach and a strength and conditioning coach.
MSc ASCA L2
Tim is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Sydney Rays Women’s Rugby Sevens Team, and has assisted previously at the Australian Rugby Sevens. He has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (1st Class Honours), Master of High Performance Sport and ASCA Level 2.
Greg is currently the High-Performance Manager at Adelaide United Football Club (A-League). He has previously worked in the AFL with Port Adelaide Football Club as a strength and conditioning coach, and has completed a Master of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) at Edith Cowan University and is also a qualified ASCA Level 2 Coach.
MSc UKAD Advisor
Tom has an MSc in Applied Strength and Conditioning from Hartpury College. He is currently working at Gloucester Rugby Club as an Academy S&C Assistant and has experience in professional boxing, semi-professional football and GB Equine.
James is a SENr registered performance nutritionist, currently completing his PhD at Liverpool John Moores University. He is also a Performance Nutritionist for the Football Association alongside the England national squads (men’s and women’s)
Sam is a PhD Candidate at Edith Cowan University, investigating the influence of strength training upon the biomechanics and performance of cricket fast bowlers. Sam is currently a strength and conditioning coach at the Western Australian Cricket Association.
PhD Candidate MSc
Dean is currently working as the strength and power scientist at the GWS Giants. He has bachelor in Exercise and Sport Science and Masters in High Performance Sport. Dean is also completing his PhD assessing the influence of strength qualities on recovery of neuromuscular function.
MSc CSCS*D & RSCC*D
Brett Bartholomew is a strength and conditioning coach, author, consultant, and Founder of the performance coaching and consulting company, The Bridge Human Performance®.
Having completed a BSc in Applied Sport Science and a MSc in Athletic Development and Peak Performance at Southampton Solent University, Becky now works at Southampton Girls’ RTC as Lead Data Scientist.
Find out more about Becky and connect with her on Linkedin
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