English Institute of Sport

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Who we are
At the EIS we think of ourselves as the team behind the team, delivering a range of performance impacting sport science and sport medicine services to Olympic and Paralympic sports along with a select number of non-Olympic sports including England Netball, Premiership Rugby Union, Women’s Rugby and Cricket.

Over the Rio 2016 cycle, the EIS delivered approximately 4,500 hours of sport science and medical support to over 1,200 Olympic and Paralympic athletes every week. Working with 93% of medal-winning sports competing at the Rio 2016 Games, the EIS worked with 93% of all the Olympic and Paralympic medallists.

What we do
Improving performance is at the core of everything we do and our practitioners work daily with coaches and athletes as part of their elite performance programmes. We work in multi-disciplinary teams to provide a holistic service that supports coaches and Performance Directors (PDs) in helping to improve the training, preparation and performance of their athletes.

What we do enables athletes to optimise training and practice; assists athletes to achieve peak performance at major tournaments, enables athletes and coaches to prevent, reduce and manage injuries; helps athletes and coaches to manage pressure and stress; and deploys performance enhancing technology, insight and analysis to enable athletes to develop strategies and tactics for competition.