Human Performance Unit

The Human Performance Unit is located in the University of Derby Sports Centre

The Human Performance Unit at the University of Derby’s new Sports Centre is the City’s leading sports performance centre and provides support services to a wide rnage of sports and for athletes of all levels.  The HPU is fully equipped with facilities that include

  • 3 lane Indoor Sprint Track & Sand Pit
  • Strength and conditioning suite
  • Research & Human Performance Lab
  • Physiotherapy suite
  • Vicon 3-D Camera System

The Sports Centre also has an 8 badminton court sports hall (which also accommodates basketball, netball, futsal, volleyball, dodgeball, 5-a-side) and a bouldering wall.

Click here for details of the Human Performance Unit's various services and packages


The Physiotherapy and Massage service is delivered in partnership with Impact Physiotherapy at the University's Sports Centre clinic

Impact Physio specialise in the treatment and prevention of musculo-skeletal and sporting conditions. They have a wide range of experience in the specialist assessment and treatment of sports injuries and will provide a thorough assessment, advice and treatment tailored to the individual.