Victoria University has consolidated its research activity.
From 2018 research of the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living is located within the Institute for Sport, Health & Active Living.
Our research uses multi-disciplinary approaches wherever possible, and spans fundamental through to applied research. Within the programs there are underlying research themes and key research areas which have the potential to overlap.
Our position as Leaders in Sport is demonstrated In the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessments: We achieved the highest rating of 5 (well above world standard) in human movement and sports science, and rating of 4 (above world standard) in medical physiology.
In 'Research programs':
The Sport Science research program seeks to enhance sporting performance by advancing the understandin...
Sport in Society
The program unifies humanities and social science research disciplines to gain deeper understanding of...
Active Living & Public Health
The program aims to improve the health and wellbeing of populations by informing and conducting eviden...
Clinical Exercise Science
We translate basic science discoveries into patient-centred therapeutics and identify/explore mechanis...