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Science of Human Performance

Scientists at the Bowerman Sports Science Center conduct groundbreaking research on the mechanics of the human body and how it reacts to stress. Along the way, they work with athletes to help them achieve their performance goals while avoiding injury.

Inside the Bowerman Sports Science Center

Meet the BSSC's Scholars

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Director, Bowerman Sports Science Center
Professor, human physiology
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PhD student, human physiology
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PhD student, biomechanics and sports product design

On Track for Career Success

An international destination for track and field, Hayward Field provides unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for our students to gain real-world experience and build their résumés from behind the scenes of elite athletic competitions.


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Storytelling from Eugene to the world
Sports media interns at the School of Journalism and Communication cover the World Athletics Championships Oregon 22
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The opportunity of a lifetime
MBA students from the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center played key roles in the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.