Sport and Wellness
Our worldwide reputation in athletics extends far beyond the playing field. UO innovations have been a driving force in making our state the epicenter of the global sports-products industry. Today, we鈥檙e producing the next generation of sports business and media leaders. Our researchers are also striving to understand the principles of peak physical performance鈥攏ot only to bring out the best in world-class athletes, but to improve health and well-being for everybody with a body.
We believe in leveraging sport research to help people enjoy not just longer, but healthier lives. The UO is a founding member in the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance, which seeks to study peak performance鈥攆rom the molecular level to the whole body鈥攚ith the goal of enabling all people to achieve optimal health and well-being. The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon is centered in the Knight Campus but involves investigators from across the UO who are working to speed the transformation of discoveries into new treatments, technologies, and training protocols.
Duck legends helped plant the first seeds, transforming Oregon into the center of worldwide sports and outdoor product industries: more than 800 sports-product related companies call our state home. The UO鈥檚 longstanding partnerships with industry leaders help keep us connected to real-world perspectives, while providing abundant, hands-on learning opportunities for our students. Throughout the sports industry and media, our alumni continue to build the UO鈥檚 legacy and shape the future of competition, recreation, and wellness.
Stories of Impact
Susan Sokolowski uses transdisciplinary research and design to help underserved users push their limits
A recap of the international event that took place at the university's Hayward Field
Molecular anthropology is helping a team probe why some people age faster or slower
Damien Callahan works with elite athletes to study how muscle plasticity influences rehabilitation after injury
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