The Human Performance and Sport Science Center serves the University of Michigan through the promotion and amplification of sport science research and education to generate new knowledge to inform human health and performance.

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What is HPSSC?

HPSSC supports comprehensive research, education, and outreach programs with access to a wealth of resources and expertise from:

M-U School of Engineering Building

19 schools and colleges


thousands of athletes at all ages and abilities


a world-class health system


state-of-the-art academic and athletic facilities

“This is a great opportunity for our coaches, trainers, and student athletes to work with faculty and industry partners to probe new approaches to optimizing both individual and team performance.”

Warde Manuel
U-M Donald R. Sheperd Director of Athletics


Top ranked grad programs


National team championships


New inventions