Training sciences

SFISM conducts research in the field of training sciences and makes its findings available for use in elite and youth high-performance sport. Its main research areas are training and competition management, the long-term performance development of elite athletes, plus talent development and selection.

Training sciences staff have many years of experience in research and development, services and teaching, and are internationally recognized experts in the fields of training management and talent development and selection.

SFISM offers support and advice on aspects of training sciences to performance directors, youth sport leaders, coaches and athletes from sports associations affiliated to Swiss Olympic which are actively involved in elite and youth high-performance sport.

Services

  • Advice and support in the selection (PISTE) and development of emerging athletes (FTEM)
  • Advice and assistance for coaching science R+D projects
  • Support for coaching concepts, plans, monitoring, analyses etc.
  • Production of coaching manuals and guidelines for elite sports practice
  • Support for global snapshot analyses
  • Advice and support for monitoring coaching stresses (coaching diaries)

Research focus

  • Talent selection in youth high-performance sport
  • Influence of biological age on the performance of emerging athletes
  • Effects of relative age in youth and elite sport
  • Long-term performance development of top athletes
  • Training management

 

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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