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All the latest News and Blogs from the EIS

Commitment and communication key physio attributes

23/05/2017
Commitment and communication are the key attributes of an effective sports physio according to English Institute of Sport (EIS) Lead Physiotherapist with British Gymnastics Jason Laird. Speaking to The…
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Mental Health and Wellbeing support vital in helping our athletes compete with the best

14/05/2017
Sarah Cecil is a Lead Sports Psychologist and the EIS Lead on Mental Health  Events have taken place this week to mark Mental Health Awareness Week – an annual…
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Courageous leadership is key in ensuring we protect our athletes and the culture and ethics of our high performance system

11/05/2017
In Mental Health Awareness Week, John Steele, Chairman of the English Institute of Sport (EIS), which is a signatory of the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation, highlights…
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EIS support tackling physical inactivity at ELEVATE

08/05/2017
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is once again set to make a significant contribution to the UK’s largest cross-sector event focused on tackling physical inactivity. Over two days…
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Top sports medics discuss priority of athlete welfare

03/05/2017
A new professional code and clarity of contracts for sports science and medicine staff to prioritise athlete welfare over the perceived needs of a team were among the topics…
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Matthew outlines approach to athlete support during pregnancy

28/04/2017
English Institute of Sport (EIS) Technical Lead Physiologist Esme Matthew believes there’s nothing to prevent athletes achieving even higher levels of performance after giving birth as she outlined the…
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Page hails help of ‘Time of Flight’ analysis

20/04/2017
British Trampolinist and Olympic medallist Bryony Page has hailed the impact of a measurement tool that aided her training ahead of the Games last year. Page, who produced a…
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Work underway on medicines management review

20/04/2017
British Cycling has commissioned the English Institute of Sport’s (EIS) Director of Medical Services, Dr Rod Jaques, to conduct an independent review of its medical and physiotherapy teams’ operational…
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EIS appoint Michael Naylor Head of Performance Nutrition

10/04/2017
The English Institute of Sport (EIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Naylor as its new Head of Performance Nutrition. Naylor, who led nutrition support for Team…
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Friendly Games an important part of sporting calendar

04/04/2017
As today (4th April) marks one year to go to the Commonwealth Games 2018 on Australia’s Gold Coast the ‘friendly games’, as they are often referred to, form an…
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