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Oratory 3rd & 4th Form Sports Award Students visit GoPerform

On Wednesday, 3rd and 4th Form Sports Award Students visited GoPerform in Reading, where they learnt about sports performance and injury rehabilitation.

The students were treated to a wonderful array of opportunities, which included:

  • Movement Assessment – battery of 5 bodyweight movement exercises, what makes good movement? How do we coach good movement?
  • Tissue Capacity Assessment and rehab techniques – soft tissue repetition capacity, hands-on use of compex electrical muscle stimulation, blood flow restriction.
  • Speed and Change of Direction Tests – 10m sprint and 5-0-5 test using speed gates.
  • Power Tests – Jump Mat: counter-movement jump, squat jump, reactive strength index, Watt Bike: 6 second peak power test and 30 second fatigue test.
  • Endurance Assessment – demonstration of VO2 max test.
  • Recovery – hands on use of Normatec recovery pumps and GameReady cryotherapy.
  • Rehab – demonstration of anti-gravity treadmill and altitude training system.

We look forward to returning In March with our 1st and 2nd Form.


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