The Institute's research activity counts on the quality research experience obtained by its members in the field of sport. It also benefits from research excellence in different areas of knowledge that, from now on, will be applied to sports research. One of the main objectives of the Institute is to introduce a holistic, transversal and interdisciplinary approach to embrace the complexities inherent in the field of sports research.
The IRE-UAB research activity includes several lines of research that respond to the research activity of its academic staff.
- Olympic studies are conceived as a transversal field of study in which all the disciplines and fields of specialization of IRE-UAB come together.
- The gender perspective is applied along the lines of research developed in each area of knowledge.