Understanding and Improving Repeated-Sprint Ability Webinar

Understanding and Improving Repeated-Sprint Ability Webinar

Understanding and Improving Repeated-Sprint Ability Webinar

Short-duration sprints (< 10 seconds), interspersed with brief recoveries (< 60 seconds), are common during most team and racket sports. Therefore, the ability to recover and reproduce performance in subsequent sprints is probably an important fitness requirement of athletes engaged in these disciplines, and has been termed repeated-sprint ability (RSA). This review webinar will:
a) Introduce and define RSA;
b) Examines how fatigue manifests during repeated-sprint exercise (RSE), and discusses the potential underpinning muscular and neural mechanisms;
c) Discuss how best to measure RSA
d) Provide an understanding of the training interventions to improve RSA. 

Presented by Professor David Bishop, BHMS(Ed), Hons, PhD
Professor David Bishop has > 25 years of experience as both a researcher and an applied sport scientist working with elite athletes. In the three years prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics, he worked with Australian hockey, water polo, netball, beach volleyball and kayak teams. Professor Bishop has also gained invaluable experience consulting with professional teams.

Professor Bishop was the inaugural research leader (sport science) at ISEAL and oversees world-class research focusing on improving the sporting performance of individual athletes and teams. In particular, Professor Bishop is internationally renowned for his research concerning team-sport performance, with a particular focus on repeated-sprint ability (RSA), the optimisation of training, and the effects of muscle pH on performance and fatigue. 

Professor Bishop has more than 300 peer-reviewed articles and 10 book chapters in the area of human movement and sport science. Professor Bishop is also a past president of Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA), assistant editor of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (MSSE), and director of the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS). 


Friday, 16 December 2022
12.00pm - 1.30pm AEDT
Please note, the times listed are in Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time. 
Your local time will be: 
 ACT:         12.00pm - 1.30pm
 NSW:   12.00pm - 1.30pm
 NT:   10.30am - 12.00pm
 QLD:   11.00am - 12.30pm
 SA:   11.30am - 1.00pm
 TAS:   12.00pm - 1.30pm
 VIC:   12.00pm - 1.30pm
 WA:   9.00am - 10.30am 
Please note: This is a live webinar and needs to be watched at the specified time above. If you are unable to watch the webinar live, it will be produced as a podcast and can be purchased within the following month.

Rates per person

 ESSA Member          $30.00
 Non-Member    $50.00
 ESSA Student Member    $15.00
 Student Non-Member    $25.00
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Access to Webinar

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Target Audience

Any Accredited Sports Scientist Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 2



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