Sports physiology (endurance)

Sportphysiologie Ausdauer

The Sports physiology (endurance) section supports elite sport in Switzerland through its provision of practice-centred services, teaching and research and development.

Staff in the Sports physiology (endurance) section have many years of experience and are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their field. They provide performance optimization support to athletes, coaches, performance directors, youth sport coordinators and Swiss Olympic.

Services

  • Development of sport-specific performance tests
  • Measurement of sport-specific performance and performance development
  • Support for training process optimization
  • Support for performance optimization
  • Support for performance in special circumstances (altitude, heat, etc.)
  • Support for altitude training
  • Support for training-related R+D projects

Research focus

  • Performance optimization of top athletes in endurance sports
  • Long-term performance development
  • Long-term development of key physiological parameters (haemoglobin mass etc.)
  • Sport-specific training and competition research in endurance sports
  • Individual responses to altitude training ("responders" – "non-responders")
  • Effects of external factors (altitude, heat, hyperoxia etc.) on endurance performance
  • Aerodynamic optimization in cycling

Staff


Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM Hauptstrasse 247
CH-2532 Magglingen
Tel.
+41 58 467 63 26
Fax
+41 58 467 64 05

E-Mail


Youth high-performance and Elite sports

Performance sport desk
Manu Praz
2532 Magglingen

Tel. +41 58 467 66 19
E-Mail


Print contact

Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM

Hauptstrasse 247
CH-2532 Magglingen

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