Part of VU's Sport Performance and Business program, the Training group is focused on enhancing athletic performance through training-program design, applying training programs and monitoring the effectiveness of training programs.

Our research

We work closely with VU's Analytics and Technology group and Skill and Development group to offer collaborative research solutions. These are designed to solve problems relating to:

  • athlete training
  • performance-enhancing interventions
  • effective monitoring to improve training and training outcomes.

We have extensive expertise in designing training to enhance the performance of elite athletes. We specialise in several sports, including:

  • AFL
  • cycling
  • rowing
  • rugby
  • rugby league
  • soccer.
Fabio Serpiello, one of our Training researchers, is Head of Academy Performance and Sport Science at Melbourne Victory FC.