Performance Testing Centre

Our team of qualified sport and exercise physiologists offers a range of services designed to support you with your training and performance demands at our state-of-the-art facilities.

Our aim is to help optimise your health and performance through:

  • fitness assessment
  • psychological interventions
  • nutritional programmes

We can offer a complete package tailored to the exercising individual, the aspiring athlete and the complete sports team.

Cardiovascular fitness tests

We offer a range of comprehensive, scientific and practical tests designed to assess cardiovascular fitness and markers of health and performance – these include:

  • maximal oxygen uptake tests (VO2max)
  • sub-maximal aerobic efficiency tests
  • blood lactate assessment
  • sports specific testing
  • overall fitness assessments
  • health screening - blood pressure, cholesterol, body fat
  • nutritional assessment and programmes
  • psychological interventions and programmes

Testing takes place at our facilities on the College Lane Campus, which offers the latest equipment to support all aspects of exercise testing.

Your performance goals

Whether you are an athlete, individual or a coach, our recommendations are designed to support your overall training and performance goals.

Following an initial appointment with one of our consultants, a suitable programme or testing protocol will be undertaken relevant to your needs and goals.

You will be given full instructions to the testing requirements prior to participation.

Follow-up sessions are then used to monitor your progress.


In addition, group or team workshops can be implemented to deliver applied aspects of:

  • nutrition.
  • psychology.
  • coaching.
  • exercise training and weight management.

Our team collaborates closely with the experts in the Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre and the sports development and management consultancy.

Opening hours

The Performance Testing Centre is open from:

Monday to Friday: 09.00 to 18.00.


Prices vary based on the nature of the tests. The fee typically ranges from £50 - £100 per session. Please contact us for more information.

Evening and weekend sessions are available on request.


We can take all forms of payment - cash, cheque, credit or debit card.

Book your appointment

For more information or to book a session, please email Charlotte Gautrey.