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Performance Services

Performance Science

The Performance Science Unit encompasses three different disciplines of Physiology, Biomechanics and Skill Acquisition to provide evidence-based support and undertake applied research projects to assist elite athletes and coaches.

Physical Performance

The Physical Performance Unit provides services in the areas of speed, agility, endurance, strength, flexibility, injury prevention, management and rehabilitation.


The QAS employs coaches to implement elite training programs for the Academy's athletes, many of the QAS coaches are also appointed as National Coaches at varying levels of elite competition.

Personal Development

Formerly known as Athlete Career and Education (ACE) the Personal Development Unit provides eligible athletes with career, education and personal development services as well as transitional support when going through personal and sporting changes.

Performance Health

The QAS Performance Health unit encompasses:

SPIKE and Applied Science Research

The primary objective of SPIKE (Sport Performance Innovation Knowledge and Excellence) is to facilitate research and to communicate research results which assist the QAS to develop elite Queensland athletes, teams, and coaches.

Performance Knowledge Centre

The QAS Performance Knowledge Centre houses books, journals, reports, DVDs, CD ROMs and videos on a range of subjects relating to sport, with a particular focus on sport science, sport medicine and coaching.

Last updated
15 December 2017