Transforming Human Health through the Science of Peak Performance
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The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance is discovering biological principles to optimize human performance and catalyze innovations in human health for all.
Almost all of what we know about health comes from the study of disease. Our scientific collaboration takes the opposite approach: we are studying peak performance, with the goal of enabling all people to achieve optimal health and well-being.
By comprehensively studying athletes of various ages, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and disciplines, the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance is trailblazing new possibilities.
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2023 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on REDs
November 22, 2023
Announcing the launch of the Human Performance Playbook
November 8, 2023
Human movement analysis is now two smartphones away with OpenCap software
October 19, 2023
Call for 2024 Alliance agility project applications
September 13, 2023
We are discovering the fundamental biological principles underlying peak performance. With our newfound insights, we will develop breakthroughs in understanding, treatments, and technology to help all people thrive.
Our vibrant community of researchers, trainees, athletes, coaches, and clinicians is working together to help shape the future of human performance. We welcome new partners to join us in our endeavor.
Images courtesy Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego (scientist using microscope); Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab, Stanford University (running simulation), Andrew Brodhead/Stanford News Service (DIY wearable system to accurately estimate calories burned from movement News Article); Wound-healing icon by Servier https://smart.servier.com/ is licensed under CC-BY 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ (Uncovering the pathways that lead to scarring or regeneration News Article)