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Ten Top Tips to becoming a Performance Lifestyle Advisor

10/11/2017
As a team of Performance Lifestyle (PL) practitioners we come from a variety of backgrounds, work histories and experiences, so there isn’t a single route in to the role.…
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Wheelchair Fencing: EIS supporting medal success at World Championships

08/11/2017
The IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championships got off to a fantastic start in Rome yesterday (Tuesday) for the British athletes, with EIS staff at the heart of the close-knit…
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Diet & Nutrition findings being applied in elite sport

08/11/2017
A three-year PhD study looking into the effects of diet and nutrition on bone metabolism is being practically applied with elite sports to reduce injury rates. The PhD, which…
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EIS staff feature in new Psychology in sport book

03/11/2017
Members of the EIS Performance Lifestyle (PL) team have contributed a chapter to a new book, explaining the connections between Performance Lifestyle and positive psychology. ‘Positive Psychology in Sport…
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Full steam ahead for British Para Table Tennis after Euro medal feat

27/10/2017
After a successful European Championships resulting in a host of medals, EIS Performance Psychologist Tim Pitt explains how he helps keep the British Para Table Tennis train firmly on…
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An insight into the psychology support behind Britain’s Para-Shooting team

26/10/2017
After September’s World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Croatia, where Britain’s James Bevis won gold in the R9 event, we spoke to EIS para-shooting psychologist Sascha Haans to…
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Chris White explains extent of Performance Analysis support during Rio 2016

19/10/2017
EIS Head of Performance Analysis Chris White explains how performance analysis was used during the Rio Olympics and gives some interesting facts and statistics surrounding the Games.  
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EIS comment on performance psychology in the Paralympic Swimming world class performance programme

16/10/2017
Comment from English Institute of Sport (EIS) on issues raised about the use of performance psychology in the Paralympic Swimming world class performance programme: “We are aware of comments…
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The health benefits of chocolate and recipes for National Chocolate Week (Part 2)

13/10/2017
As it’s National Chocolate Week (9th-15th October) it seemed a good opportunity to speak to EIS Nutritionist Terri Paulson to learn about the health benefits of chocolate and try…
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Athletes take advantage of Performance Lifestyle’s self-employment workshop

12/10/2017
Planning for life after sport is something athletes are always encouraged to do. On Wednesday 11th October, a self-employment workshop was run at Loughborough University campus which saw 25…
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