Speed Clinic

UVA’s world-renowned SPEED Clinic (Strength, Power, Endurance, Education, and Development) takes appointments for athletes of all shapes and sizes. We offer professional assistance with running, golf, jumping, and much more. Our services are open to the public, often scheduling out as far as 2-4 weeks in advance. The staff at the SPEED Clinic focuses on performance, injury prevention, and emphasizes an understanding of each individual’s athletic tendencies to improve their unique ability. Contact us today for an appointment so that we can help you reach your maximum potential.


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Services for Golfers

We have multiple services to help Golfers improve their performance and get the most out of their game.
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Services for Runners

Our Clinic offers many services to help Runners improve their performance and unlock their true potential.
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Our Philosophy

Good training reduces the risk of injury and improves performance. Our goal is to continue to serve the athletic community by helping each individual person improve: athletic performance, resistance to injury and understanding of his or her individual tendencies.
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Is the SPEED Clinic right for me?

Many people wonder if they are “good enough” to be assessed. It’s very simple: if you’re interested in improving then we are here to help. We have been fortunate to help athletes at every possible skill level. If you like to move, then why not learn to move better?


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Purpose: This FOA will support high-throughput screening approaches to identify novel receptors, signal transducers, or small molecules that modulate Substance Use Disorder (SUD)-relevant signal transduction pathways (dopamine, opioid, cannabinoid, nicotinic,…

NIH – Exploratory studies to investigate mechanisms of HIV infection, replication, latency, and/or pathogenesis in the context of substance use disorders (R61/R33 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Purpose: The purpose of this FOA is to support exploratory studies developing or using novel tools or technologies or testing novel hypotheses to investigate mechanistic questions in HIV infection, replication,…

NIH – SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 and Consequences of Alcohol Use (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support research grants to address urgent, time-sensitive research questions on the relationships between alcohol consumption and COVID-19 related outcomes and consequences. The principal…


We couldn't be more proud of Ashton Poole after his huge win at the @thedogwoodinv! We had the fantastic opportunity to work with him recently and were blown away by his performance. Can't wait for Australia. Lets go hoos! http://wahoowa.net/2xYaZEo #uvagolf #22under

#TBT to the fantastic #lpga conference we had down here a few weeks ago at the #speedclinic. We absolutely loved hosting everyone and it was a pleasure to spend the day with each of you! #golf #lpgaconference #golfmedicine

Coach Sargent and Phillips spent three hours with @UVASPEEDClinic discussing performance and ways to improve next season. #CuttingEdge #GetBetterEveryDay

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