Altius Sports Performance is the private practice of Chris Kirk, providing strength and conditioning and sport science support for adult and youth athletes and teams (amatuer, semi-pro and pro) across the Lancashire area.
Chris has been a lecturer and researcher in the sport sciences for over a decade, and an active S&C coach for 5 years. He holds an MSc (by Research) from the University of Central Lancashire, a BSc (Hons) from Sheffield Hallam University. He has published his research in several peer reviewed journals as well as being a active peer reviewer and is currently undertaking study for a PhD at Liverpool John Moores University.
He played basketball regionally and in the England Basketball League before discovering MMA and Brazilian jiu jitsu by way of taekwondo.
MSc (by Research) Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences
BSc (Hons) Sports Development and Coaching
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
YSCA Youth Strength and Conditioning Coach
BWL Olympic Weight Lifting Coach
ISPAS Accredited Sports Performance Analyst
UKAD Anti Doping Advisor
Functional Movement Screen certified