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August 11, 2019

The 5th International Rock Climbing Research Congress will be held at the Izumi Campus of Meiji University in Tokyo, Japan.

It will run from September 7th - 11th 2020.

The Izumi campus is located at 1-9-1 Eifuku Suginami-ku Tokyo 168-8555. Shinjuku, Tokyo is a...

November 22, 2017

The fourth International Rock Climbing Research Congress is to be held in Chamonix, France from 9th to 14th July 2018. The conference will highlight the latest results from world leading researchers in the field of rock climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering. 

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September 12, 2016

The research base for rock climbing has expanded substantially in the past three decades as worldwide interest in the sport has grown. An important trigger for the increasing research attention has been the transition of the sport to a competitive as well as recreation...

August 9, 2016

​The International Rock Climbing Research Association (IRCRA) announces the fourth International Rock Climbing Research Congress to be held in Chamonix, France from 9th to 14th July 2018. The conference will highlight the latest results from world leading researchers i...

August 7, 2016

Edited by Ludovic Seifert, Université de Rouen, France, Peter Wolf, University of Zurich, Switzerland and Andreas
Schweizer, Uniklinik Balgrist, Switzerland Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science This is the first book to explore in depth the science...

July 2, 2015

The IRCRA is pleased to announce the first multi-centre trail regarding climbing abilities and tests to assess performance.

 

Files may be found in RESOURCES / IRCRA MCT

 

The test battery document should have all the details required to complete the testing at each centre...

March 13, 2015

The C-HIPPER project (Climbing High Performance International Project) is an international rock climbing research project that came about following the 2nd Rock Congress in Pontresina (Switzerland). The Congress provided an excellent opportunity for like-minded researc...

January 8, 2015

Membership of the International Rock Climbing Research Association (IRCRA) provides an opportunity to be a part of the World’s largest rock climbing research community. Our members come from a diverse range of backgrounds, from physiologists and psychologists to design...

October 8, 2014

Welcome to the new website for the International Rock Climbing Research Association. This webpage will replace the old site, currently hosted on the University of Canterbury's website. 

 

More features and items will be added in the near future. For the time being the pa...

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