Simon Cusack to head new NSW High Performance swimming hub
The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) has announced plans for a new high-performance hub in the Northern Metro area of Sydney which will be led by one of Australia’s most highly respected swimming coaches, Simon Cusack.
NSWIS athletes central to the Australian Women’s Water Polo World Cup Campaign
Eight New South Wales Institute of Sport athletes have been named in the Australian Women’s Water Polo team, the Aussie Stingers, for the upcoming FINA Women’s World Cup in Surgut, Russia.
Australian Record equalled by Brandon Starc
High jumper Brandon Starc has equalled the Australian record set by Tim Forsyth in 1997. The NSW Institute of Sport athlete soared high at the Eberstadt Hochsprung event in Germany, successfully jumping 2.36m.
Why iron is so important for athletes
Iron is an essential mineral that assists in the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. We need sufficient oxygen transport to enable our muscles to execute work. Iron is especially important for athletes due to the high work demands placed on their muscles during training and competition.
Transient relative age effects across annual age groups in National level Australian Swimming
The objective of this research was to determine the prevalence, magnitude and transient patterning of Relative Age Effects (RAEs) according to sex and stroke event across all age-groups at the Australian National age swimming Championships. Design: Repeated years of cross-sectional participation data were examined.
NSWIS blitz Women in Sport Awards nominations
A host of athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport and New South Wales have been nominated for the Women’s Health Women in Sport Awards. Now in it’s eighth year, the Women in Sport Awards will take place in October, recognising and celebrating Australia’s female athletes from grassroots through to elite professional level.