St. George's Park Sports Science Support Education | Spire Perform

Perform at St. George's Park

Sports Science Support

Perform Sports Science Support enables athletes from all sports to benefit from cutting-edge sports science testing, suitable for teams of all ages.

Fitness testing plays a major role in modern sport. By helping develop, analyse and interpret a base of information for your students, it allows coaches to prescribe suitable training programmes and better equip them for their sporting career.

Tests are available on request including:

  • Maximal exercise testing (VO2 max and lactate profiling)
  • Isokinetic dynometry
  • Precision Hydration assessment
  • Anthropometric profiling including body composition (skinfold analysis, body fat and muscle mass determination) and postural assessment
  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Wattbike assessments
  • Bilateral force plate analysis – tests of asymmetry
  • Firstbeat heart rate monitoring
  • STATSports GPS physical and physiological tracking

Other services which can be included as part of a bespoke package are:

  • EPPP support for FAPL academy structure/system
  • Pathology services and urine analysis – identification of key biomarkers that can compromise recovery and performance
  • Precision Hydration assessment
  • Physiologist support including seasonal programming and monitoring of loads to ensure progression and reduce the risk of injury
  • Strength and conditioning services - sessional or residential
  • Nutritional support and advice
  • Force profiling for return to play performance assessments
  • Recovery training options: Hydrotherapy and compression. 
  • Hypoxic and temperature/humidity-controlled chamber - Acclimation/mechanical de-loading
  • Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill
  • Underwater treadmill, variable depth pool for deep water running, and contrast bathing
  • Mobile cryotherapy unit available on request

To discuss your team’s performance needs further, or to book a performance testing package with the Perform sports scientists, please contact the Perform team on 01283 576333 or email