News

March 8, 2017

Nike Award for Athletic Footwear Research

The Nike Sport Research Lab is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2017 Nike Award. The objectives of this award are to encourage/reward research on the role of footwear on athletic performance, as well as to recognize scientists conducting research in this area. Proposals are due April 1.

February 15, 2017

Hu outlines progress on research initiatives, ESSI

S. Jack Hu, U-M vice president for research, sat down with The Michigan Daily to discuss the key role the Office of Research plays in launching new initiatives, like ESSI.

January 31, 2017

Impellia and U-M Athletics enter unique partnership

  • U-M Athletics will utilize Impellia’s existing and future portfolio of software and sensor-based sports technologies, with the goal of optimizing athletic performance and enhancing sports-related injury prevention and recovery techniques for its 900+ student-athletes.

September 29, 2016

U-M launches exercise and sport science initiative

  • The University of Michigan launched the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, a new research program that draws on experts from a wide range of faculty and students across campus, Michigan Athletics and industry partners to optimize physical performance and health for athletes and exercisers of all ages and abilities.

July 11, 2016

Michigan lab helps runners improve form, decrease time

  • Athletes of all levels, from marathoners to casual joggers, take their running seriously. The Michigan Performance Research Laboratory caters to this crowd.