Contribute to improving performance of national-level athletes.
To improve the performance of national-level athletes, University of Tsukuba (UT) unifies various inter-related science fields, such as sports science (i.e. sport medicine, nutrition, and coaching), disability science, and engineering.
Sports Research & Development Core
Organising the creative and cutting-edge sports research and training of young researchers.
We are aiming to support the practical application of futuristic exercise integrating training and conditioning, nutrition, and relaxation to actual athletic fields. Through our efforts, we will contribute to make a new scheme for Team Japan to work together on tasks. (i.e. the Sports Research Innovation Project (SRIP), which is a commissioned project by Japan Sports Agency.)
Related Center for the Activity
Advanced Research Initiative for Human High Performance (ARIHHP)
ARIHHP is promoting the SRIP project.
More info→ARIHHP web page
Conduct of research and development about anti-doping issues.
Establish effective inspection methods for doping control, and design educational anti-doping programmes.
Centre for research and education of anti-doping
The centre conducts research about system, policy, and culture as relate to anti-doping. We are committed to actively contributing to the design of practical educational programmes, and to research and development projects that improve methods for the analysis and measurement of doping. We cooperate with the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA), Japan Anti-doping Agency (JADA), and domestic/foreign research institution, such as sports organisation and educational institution.
Establish a method to evaluate the education programmes designed by International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Commissioned by IOC, CORE organises a research project about the way to spread and establish the method to evaluate “Olympic value education project (OVEP)”, which is designed by IOC.
Centre for Olympic Research and Education (CORE)
Holding the Sport Science Week (SSW)
The University of Tsukuba (UT) takes the opportunity of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to hold the Science Week (SSW).
UT holds global coach conferences and other events through stakeholders at UT and build the global networks of athletes, coaches, directors, and researchers.
SSW in 2020
In 2020, SSW is held before and after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. SSW is coordinated with the Tsukuba Global Science Week (TGSC) held in late September.
Schedule (will be updated)
・”The 3rd International Colloquium of Olympic Study Centre”
Date: July 21st, 22nd →Postponed
Venue: Tsukuba International Congress Center
Host: IOC, CORE Co-host: OPOP
・”The 10th International Sport Business Symposium”
Date: August 4th →Postponed
Venue: University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus
Host: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies（TIAS）
※Due to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, “The 10th International Sport Business Symposium” has been postponed. (March 25th, 2020)