Sports Science: Empowering Athletes, Enhancing Performance Taisuke Kinugasa, PhD Lead Sports Physiologist Singapore Sports School
Sports Science Team Sports Physiotherapists Strength & Conditioning coaches Sports nutritionist Sports Psychologists Sports Biomechanist Sports Physiologists AD of Sports Science Overall Talent Development To provide integrated sports science services to empower and enhance young athletes for performance excellence.
Services Provision Community works Workshops Conference presentation School visits Performance analysis Training and rehabilitation Monitoring and testing (field and lab) Screening (eg medical) Counseling Education lessons Applied research Sports science information
Strength & Conditioning Programmes <ul><li>S trength training </li></ul><ul><li>A naerobic training </li></ul>Post -puberty <ul><li>Sensitive growth period </li></ul><ul><li>C ore stability training </li></ul>P eri-p uberty <ul><li>Motor skill activities </li></ul><ul><li>Circuit training </li></ul>Pre -puberty Characteristic s Programme Biological group Mighty Mi tes Growing Grizzlies Iron Eagles
<ul><li>It was almost (99%) certain that the player A’s standing broad jump substantially improved by 27 . 0 c m (± 1 5 . 2 c m, 95% confidence limits) or 11% from 2004 to 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: His height increased by 6 cm (3.6%)/year and this was taken into account for interpretation. </li></ul>How to Feedback Results? Report presentation for Player A Player A Subject 263 236 SBJ 05 (cm) SBJ 04 (cm) +27 Diff 05 - 04 (cm) Improved Inter- pretation
Injury Prevention Tier 1: Basic M ovement Screening Tier 2: Advance Movement Screening Tier 3: Musculo-skeletal (MSK) s creening
Injury Management <ul><li>Referral : a c ommunication tool </li></ul><ul><li>Training Modifications Letter </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up exercises through the Exercise Flow Sheet </li></ul>
Sports Science Education Big Idea <ul><ul><li>Sports Science is about performance enhancement and overall well-being </li></ul></ul>Relevance of Sports Science Growth and Develop Elite athletes Preparation Physical Mental Injury Management Prevent Manage
Applied Research Performance enhancement G rowth monitoring software (2005) NAPFA test norms (2007) Beijing Olympics support (2006-08) Altitude training: Swimming (2006-07) Recovery modalities (2007) The effects of Ramadan: Soccer (2004-05) Specific endurance test: Badminton (2004) Specific agility test: Soccer (2006) Daily log monitoring: Track & Field (2004) and Swimming (2008) Injury management Heat stress and hydration status: Badminton (2005 and 2010), Bowling (2010), Netball (2010), and Soccer (2010) Technology development G ame analysis using GPS : Soccer (2005) 3 honours thesis Shao Y (2009). Physiological demands of table tennis players. National University of Singapore. Rogers C (2007) . Assessment of static balance ability. Edith Cowan University. Lew CH (2007) . H ydration status in adolescent athletes. Flinders University.
Team Tao Li Tao Li i Coach Physiology and Biomechanics S&C Sports Medicine 8 x 50m Nutrition Blood glucose Lactate recovery Skinfolds LMI Dry land training MSK exercise MSK Massage Saliva Blood Psychology RESTQ Tr quantification Daily log Start and turns analysis Race simulation VASA trainer Hydration status Hypoxic training Bright light Tai SS coordinator
LTAD and Sports Science Adapted from Scammon, 1930 ; Balyi et al, 2005 Golden Age Later childhood Early adolescence Late adolescence Neural Coordination Speed Skill analysis PHV Field tests Training 0 100 (%) General Brain plasticity Strength Sports science services Endurance
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Summary <ul><ul><li>The biological not chronological approach is taken to establish a SSP evidence-based LTAD model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated sports science service is key to work as a team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking with strategic partners is needed to grow further </li></ul></ul>