National Sport Science Quality Assurance (NSSQA)

National Sport Science Quality Assurance (NSSQA)         
Prepared by  Prepared by: Christine May, Librarian, Clearinghouse for Sport, Sport Australia (formerly Australian Sports Commission)
evaluated by  Evaluation by:  Kate Fuller, Manager, National Sport Science Quality Assurance (NSSQA) Program, Australian Institute of Sport (February 2016).
Reviewed by  Reviewed by network: Australian Sport Information Network (AUSPIN)
Last updated  Last updated: February 2016
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The National Sport Science Quality Assurance program (NSSQA) is an initiative of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and has been operating since 1989. The NSSQA program takes a national leadership role in overseeing quality assurance in the delivery of sport science services to athletes and coaches through the national and state institutes/academies of sport network and other laboratories/facilities (e.g. universities, private laboratories) involved in the assessment of Olympic, national and state level athletes in Australia.

The main objective of the NSSQA program is to promote continuous improvement in sport science testing standards and to assist programs involved in the assessment of athletes establish and maintain an environment of national standard. 

The Australian Institute of Sport website provides public information on the program’s staff, role and services.

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