BWF provides the opportunity for research institutions and individuals to apply for research grants to assist in the funding of applied sports science research in badminton.
The BWF Sports Science Commission has three key goals and the research grants assist in achieving these goals:
- To encourage and widen interest and investment in applied research in Badminton.
- To improve the level and quantity of scientific material available to players, coaches and badminton practitioners.
- To contribute towards the increased knowledge of performance and safety at the international level – of coaches and players.
The BWF has a research grant budget of US$ 90,000 for 2019 – 2020 grant applications.
In this year’s funding, BWF are particular interest in research connected to:
- Injury Prevention
- Health benefits of Badminton
- Para badminton
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