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Welcome

Are you an athlete looking to build a training plan? Or are you recovering from a sports-related injury? Solent's sports science laboratory can provide you with the equipment, support and advice to build effective training or injury rehabilitation programmes.

The laboratory has been used by professional sports teams, such as Southampton FC, and is now available to the public for hire.

Solent's sports science laboratory provides industry-standard equipment and expert advice for athletes of all abilities and levels - whether you're starting out and want to assess your athletic abilities, you're returning to training after a break, or you want to improve your performance.

Using the equipment in the lab, our team of experts will help you get the most out of your time by giving you a full assessment.

The anti-gravity treadmill is designed to help with sports injuries. It uses anti-gravity to aid rehabilitation by reducing impact on joints and muscles.

The Lactate Threshold/VO2max test calculates your maximum aerobic capacity. It sets suitable training zones, allowing you to maximise your athletic performance.

The Body Composition Bod Pod is considered the practical gold standard for body composition assessment in the industry. It provides accurate measurements, including fat mass and resting metabolic rate, giving you the right information to inform your diet and training programme.


Find us

We are situated in the heart of Southampton city centre. Southampton benefits from excellent access to airports, train stations, ferry terminals and major motorways, so getting here should be no problem at all.

By car
Southampton is just 75 miles (120km) from London and 21 miles (34km) from the Channel ports. The nearest car parks are located about 10 minutes' walk away, at Grosvenor Square (SO15 2BE) and Bedford Place (SO15 2DS).

By train
The nearest train station is Southampton Central. For more help with arranging train travel, please visit the National Rail Enquiries website: www.nationalrail.co.uk.