Our Sports Performance Centre’s scientific approach and intervention will help you improve your current level of performance and reach your sport-specific goals, no matter what level of athlete you are.
Teams and individuals can select a range of services according to their needs. These services include:
Our Sports Performance Centre is designed to bring out the best in you, as an athlete, striving for a personal best or as a coach guiding your team to victory.
BSc Hons Biokinetics (US), BSc Hons Exercise Science (US), NSCA. Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Special Interest: Performance enhancement for endurance and intermittent high intensity sports, final phase rehabilitation.
Special Interest: Orthopaedic rehabilitation, sports-specific conditioning and injury prevention.
BSc (Hons) Biokinetics
Special Interest: Performance enhancement, conditioning and injury prevention for endurance and team sports.
BSc (Med)(Hons) Exercise Science (Biokinetics)
Special Interest: Performance enhancement for cricket & final phase rehabilitation.
Msc Exercise Physiology. Currently completing her PhD in Exercise Science (UCT)
Special Interest: Training load in endurance sports, periodization in season planning
Qualified Biokineticist, BSpSc Hons (US), BA Sport Health & Leisure Sc (NWU)
Special Interest: Performance enhancement, Conditioning & Injury prevention in endurance
Special Interest: High Intensity Interval Training (RIPT)
“Let the Endurance Studio take you to your personal best”Dr Mike Posthumus
The SSISA Endurance Studio is the dream of any endurance athlete, whether you are professional or recreational. Backed by over 20 years of in-house science and research – and managed by the SSISA’s Sports Performance Centre – it’s an ideal place to train and perform your rehabilitation. Our studio is equipped with 10 Wattbikes, 10 Grucox eccentric isokinetic bikes and a core stretching area.
At SSISA we have developed a range of fitness assessments that determine your sport specific physical fitness and the effectiveness of your training programme.
The difference between winning and losing is often determined by the smallest margins, and teams and coaching staff are always searching for the best methods to improve performance and keep their players and athletes, whether on the field or off, injury-free and ahead of the rest.
We offer a diverse range of consulting services including:
Our indoor testing centre can host groups or teams of up to 40 people, while the dedicated Sports Performance Centre comprises lecture rooms, various testing laboratories and holds the necessary equipment to perform a variety of physiological tests.
The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) Cycling Laboratory, engineered by the experts at Science to Sport, is a state of the art facility. The performance testing and bike fitment services are offered to all cyclists, whether you are brand new to cycling or an elite or even professional cyclist.