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English Institute of Sport
Sportcity, Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester, M11 3FF
0870 759 0400
0207 211 5246
UK Sport
Nigel Walker
Who we are

At the EIS we think of ourselves as the team behind the team, delivering a range of performance impacting sport science, sport medicine, technology and engineering solutions to Olympic and Paralympic sports along with a select number of non-Olympic sports including Premier League Football, Premiership Rugby Union, Rugby League and Cricket.

Over the past cycle, the EIS delivered approximately 4,000 hours of sport science and medical support to over 1,500 Olympic and Paralympic athletes every week. Working with 93% of medal-winning sports competing at the London 2012 Games, the EIS worked with 86% 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.