Resources

Galleries, videos, podcasts and case studies demonstrating the power and impact of the English Institute of Sport (EIS).

Hockey Strength and Conditioning

05/09/2016
BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell trains with the GB women’s hockey team ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics and looks at the benefits of their Strength and Conditioning programme…
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Case study: Using Research & Innovation to deliver athlete health solutions

29/07/2016
Maintaining athlete health is one of the key priorities of the English Institute of Sport (EIS).  Much of this is delivered through the work of its medical practitioners, including…
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Case study: The Performance Data Management System (PDMS): An information-driven approach to athlete health

29/07/2016
Background: Athlete health – a key performance issue Injury and illness is one of the single biggest factors that prevent athletes from being successful.  Injured or unwell athletes lose…
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Case study: The role of Sleep in elite sporting performance

28/07/2016
CONTEXT Modern training techniques in elite sport are very precise to the extent that many athletes are able to schedule nearly every aspect of their waking hours.  They can…
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Case study: Performance Analysis hub in Manchester to play key role in Team GB medal push

28/07/2016
A performance analysis hub in Manchester linked directly with the British School in Rio de Janeiro is set to play a key role in helping Team GB athletes win…
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Case study: Using GPS technology to enhance GB Hockey’s training programme

28/07/2016
A PERFORMANCE CHALLENGE Hockey places unusually high physical demands on its athletes, who would have to play 8 times in 13 days to win an Olympic gold medal, so…
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Case study: Keeping Great Britain’s boxer fighting fit

28/07/2016
Keeping athletes fit, healthy and free of injury is one of the key service priorities delivered by the EIS. In a high-intensity combat sport, like boxing, it is particularly…
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EIS Paralympic service overview in Rio cycle

19/07/2016
EIS Head of Sports Science & Sports Medicine for Paralympic Sports Nik Diaper gives an overview of EIS delivery to sports during the Rio Paralympic cycle.
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How practioners can make a difference

08/07/2016
EIS Director of Performance Solutions explains how sport science and medicine practitioners can look to make a difference in elite sport.
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Sleep and elite performance

16/06/2016
EIS Physiologist Laura Needham and members of the GB Boxing programme explain the important role sleep plays in supporting elite performance.
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