Sport Science - UC Sport - University of Canterbury - New Zealand


Sport Science Centre ®

The Sport Science Centre (SSC) offers a team of experienced sports scientists, strength and conditioning coaches, and performance and technique analysts who can help individuals and teams to achieve their athletic potential and goals in their chosen sport.

The SSC team are fully accredited and have experience with a variety of sports and levels of athlete, from beginner through to elite.

In addition to offering services to the public through consultation, the SSC plays an important role in supporting UC Sport’s athlete development programme, which aims to provide selected UC student-athletes with support and services to maximise their performance.

Exercise Physiology

  • Fitness testing - laboratory or field based
  • General fitness assessment/screening
  • Anthropometry - body composition analysis

Strength & Conditioning

  • Sport specific indivdual athlete and team programmes

Performance & Technique Analysis

  • Technique analysis
  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Team sport game analysis (using Sportstec Software)