THE INSTITUTE Of SPORT
The mission of the Irish Institute of Sport is to support Irish Sports to reach World Podiums by driving excellence in the high performance system through the delivery of world class services.
The Institute of Sport (IIS) has been set-up to create an environment which influences, supports and ensures that talented Irish athletes will achieve sustained levels of excellence in elite sport. The IIS coordinates a network of highly experienced, quality assured service providers to help support this high performance environment ensuring that sports have access to the sports science and medicine sports that they need.
The IIS works directly with NGBs in developing sports specific science and medical support networks so that each sport has the support it needs to impact on performance. The Institute also works closely with service providers in developing systems, structures and protocols to ensure that athletes and sports receive the best support possible.
BY THE NUMBERS 2014
34 COACHES JOINED THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAMME (PEP)
252 DAYS OF SUPPORT WERE PROVIDED AT CAMPS AND COMPETITIONS
22,400 HOURS OF SUPPORT SERVICE WAS PROVIDED BY INSTITUTE SERVICE PROVIDERS
46 ATHLETES AVAILED OF MEDICAL SCREENING COORDINATED BY INSTITUTE MEDICAL SERVICES
146 BLOOD PROFILE TESTS WERE CARRIED OUT FOR 96 ATHLETES AND 72 REFERRALS FOR SPECIALIST MEDICAL CARE WERE COMPLETED
154 ATHLETES FROM 20 NATIONAL GOVERNING BODIES ATTENDED CLINICS AT INSTITUTE HQ
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Published 25/02/16 by Mark McCluskey