science expertise within the city/region of Groningen
Sport plays an important role in everyday life, whether it is in terms of healthy ageing, athletic performance, or socio-cultural benefits for wider society. At present the city/region of Groningen has a wide range of expertise in the area of sport science and sport related research.
The topics currently studied range from the identification and development of expertise in football players and other athletes, to the financial implications and logistics of organising major sporting events. From how to use performance data to select the best ten speed skaters to go to the Olympic games, to the effects of physical activity on cognitive function in the elderly and academic performance in youth.
Read more about how Sport Science research contributes to:
an active healthy lifestyle and prevention of injuries
athletic performance in both young and old and at an elite or recreational
Creating social, cultural and economic benefits for society