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Jo Harrison: Supporting elite athletes on and off the field of play

28/07/2016
When we see elite athletes in action, we could be forgiven for thinking that they really are superhuman. Whether it is Mo Farah blistering down the track, Laura Trott…
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EIS Performance Psychology Team set for key athlete support role at Rio 2016

28/07/2016
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) Performance Psychology Team will provide vital support in helping athletes prepare for the mental challenges at the Olympic and Paralympic Games with ten…
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Performance Services Team Selected for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

20/07/2016
With the first wave of the Team GB delegation departing for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced the members of its Performance Services…
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Need4Speed Launches to unearth next GB Short Track stars

19/07/2016
GB Short Track Speed Skating has launched its Need4Speed talent identification campaign, aiming to attract experienced skaters from across the country to join the Performance Academy, targeting Winter Olympic…
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John Steele: The Never Ending Quest-Rio and Beyond

15/07/2016
In what feels like a blink of an eye, we have gone an entire four year cycle from London 2012 to Rio 2016 to the point where the Olympic…
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UK Sport targets ‘best ever away Olympics’ and ‘better than London Paralympics’ in Rio

14/07/2016
UK Sport, the nation’s high performance sports agency, has today (Thursday 14 July) announced targets of at least 48 Olympic and 121 Paralympic medals for the British teams heading…
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Have you got what it takes to be a Champion

12/07/2016
The biggest multi-sport talent identification campaign in British history has been launched today with Boxing Heavyweight World Champion Anthony Joshua, Olympic Rowing icon Sir Steve Redgrave and Olympic Skeleton…
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Blog: Speed is king for the highly skilled athlete

08/07/2016
Modern sports at the elite level are seeing competitors becoming faster and faster as the pace of sport continues to advance. Squash is no exception and various changes both…
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EIS expert outlines vital importance of sleep for athletes

08/07/2016
EIS Sport Science Technician and Physiology PhD Student Luke Gupta has outlined the important role sleep can have for elite athletes. The role of sleep in the life of…
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EIS Physiologist separates fact from fiction around menstruation in sport

30/06/2016
English Institute of Sport (EIS) Head of Physiology Dr Richard Burden has revealed how the stigma surrounding menstruation is being challenged in sport, although highlighted that there is still…
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