Aspire’s Sports Science Department comprises a group of international top-class experts, whose experience of working with European and World champions and Olympic medal winners is now benefitting Qatar. Carrying out specific applied research and developing new and innovative methods for performance enhancement and training, they are helping to make Qatar an ever more powerful force in world sport – as underlined not least by sports science team the achievements of Aspire Academy athletes Mutaz Essa Barshim, Abdulla Al-Tamimi and Ashraf El-Seify.
The sports science team specialises in eight areas: Sports Psychology, Sports Biomechanics, Sports Physiology, Sports Biochemistry, Strength and Conditioning, Talent Identification, Research and Quality Assurance and Sports Nutrition. Each specialist division follows the same three-tier approach: Identify talent, develop potential and drive forward sports science research.
The findings of Aspire Academy’s Sport Science Department have been shared on many international events and in scientific publications. By hosting conferences on important topics within the field of sports science, we regularly gather the best minds in Doha, aiming to create top notch resources that are going to impact athletic programmes around the world.