Nick MatthewSystem recognises importance of support

System recognises importance of support

The mental health and wellbeing of athletes is an important issue and the responsibility of everyone involved in the high performance system, according to English Institute of Sport (EIS) Head of Performance Psychology Pete Lindsay…

 

Physiology - The Science Behind the Bike

Video archive: Physiology - The science behind the bike 

English Institute of Sport Physiologist Esme Taylor, who works with British Cycling, speaks to the Open University as part of a feature looking into the Physiology involved in Cycling as part of their 'Science Behind the Bike' series…

 

Boxers benefit from eye checksEIS & GSK form new research partnership

Youth Olympic bronze for Fighting Chance's Christian McNeish

Less than a year after taking up taekwondo, 17-year-old Christian McNeish has won a bronze medal for Team GB at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing...

 

Boxers benefit from eye checksEIS & GSK form new research partnershipExpression of Interest from academic partners

Expression of Interest from academic partners

The EIS would like to invite expressions of interest from academic partners who have relevant expertise and are keen to be involved with research that will impact on elite athlete preparation, performance and the high performance industry....

 

EIS Media Centre

EIS Media Centre

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) has representatives, sport scientists and medical experts available for media opportunities and to comment on their area of expertise.

Please visit our Media Centre for further information...

 

Commonwealth Games Support

Boxing

Sport: Boxing
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Calvin Morriss
EIS Operational Lead: Peter Elliott
Performance Director: Rob McCracken
2014/15 annual spend: £431,922

Team England selected athletes

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Hockey

Sport: Hockey
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Diccon Edwards
EIS Operational Lead: Jean Watson
Performance Director: Danny Kerry
2014/15 annual spend: £452,569

Team England selected athletes

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Netball

Sport: Netball
EIS Operational Lead: Di Benham
Performance Director: Anna Mayes
2014/15 annual spend: £249,935

Team England selected athletes

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Gymnastics

Sport: Gymnastics
Head of Sport Science & Medicine: Lou Fawcett
Head of Performance Sport: Roy Headey
EIS Operational Lead: Jo Benham
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Mark Jarvis

Team England selected athletes

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Squash

Sport: Squash
EIS Lead Sport Contact: Diccon Edwards
National Coach:
Chris Robertson
2014/15 annual spend: £167,245

Team England selected athletes

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Weightlifting

Sport: Weightlifting
EIS Lead Sport Contact: Mark Jarvis
Performance Director: Tommy Yule
2014/15 annual spend: £63,440

Team England selected athletes

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Triathlon

Sport: Triathlon
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Simon Jones
EIS Operational Lead: Emma Sharpe
Performance Director: Brendan Purcell
2014/15 annual spend: £231,552

Team England selected athletes

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Badminton

Sport: Badminton
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Diccon Edwards
Performance Director: Vacant
2014/15 annual spend: £288,000

Team England selected athletes

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Judo

Sport: Judo
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Mark Jarvis
EIS Operational Lead: Emma Sharpe
Performance Director: Nigel Donohue
2014/15 annual spend: £105,247

Team England selected athletes

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Athletics

Sport: Athletics
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Raph Brandon
Performance Director: Neil Black
2014/15 annual spend: £323,208 (combined programme)

Team England selected athletes

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Swimming

Sport: Swimming
EIS Lead Sport Contact: Simon Jones 
Performance Director: Chris Spice
2014/15 annual spend: £315,559

Team England selected athletes

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Diving

Sport: Diving
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Diccon Edwards
EIS Operational Lead: Claire Hague
Performance Director: Alexei Evangulov
2014/15 annual spend: £87,042

Team England selected athletes

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Cycling

Sport: Cycling
EIS Performance Lead Contact: Calvin Morriss
EIS Operational Lead: Peter Elliott
Programmes Director: Andy Harrison

Team England selected athletes

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EIS Performance Analyst Claire Bridgman gives the lowdown on her role working with British Gymnastics...

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Skills4Performance

Skills4Performance

Following last year’s successful inaugural Skills4performance workshop, we are pleased to announce the EIS will host two courses in 2014 covering eight practitioner disciplines...