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EIS staff central part of ParalympicsGB sports and medicine team

21/05/2019
ParalympicsGB have confirmed their core sports science and sports medicine team for Tokyo 2020. The announcement sees seven English Institute of Sport (EIS) staff named by the British Paralympic…
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EIS backs UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week

20/05/2019
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is supporting UK Anti-Doping’s third Clean Sport Week, which launches today (Monday). This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a…
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Travel to Tokyo: 2020 for 2020 second phase begins

14/05/2019
The second and final phase of EIS fundraising initiative Travel to Tokyo: 2020 for 2020 is being held throughout May. EIS Employees at sites in the West Midlands kicked-off this…
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Mental health education programme aims to support every athlete and promote positive mental health across world class programmes

13/05/2019
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) and UK Sport have announced a programme of mental health education to support athletes and promote positive mental health across the UK’s high…
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Skills 4 Performance is back!

10/05/2019
The English Institute of Sport is looking for the next generation of support staff to join the team that supported 93% of medal-winning athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics.…
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EIS Chair John Steele on ‘understanding what it takes to create and sustain positive mental health’

07/05/2019
After creating unprecedented success, sports leaders in the high performance system have been hit with a variety of challenges over the past decade, including understanding and evolving an ever…
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Applied Biomechanist top tips for development

10/04/2019
On National Biomechanics Day 2019, we asked two EIS biomechanists Liam Sanders and Paul Worsfold for their top tips on how to develop into a top biomechanist. 1. Reasoning…
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EIS National Director receives leadership award

09/04/2019
Nigel Walker, National Director at the English Institute of Sport (EIS), received the first ever Sky Media Leadership in Sport Award at the Sporting Equals British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards…
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Great Britain’s Piers Gilliver wins fourth consecutive World Cup gold

25/03/2019
Paralympic and World Championships medallist Piers Gilliver won Sabre Gold and Epee Silver at the recent International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Cup in Pisa, Italy, gaining…
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#DiscoverYourGold: Final skeleton & cycling selection camps

22/03/2019
In January 2018, talent identification programme #DiscoverYourGold was launched by UK Sport and the EIS. A stellar line-up of graduates have gone on to represent Great Britain over the…
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