English Institute of Sport
The English Institute of Sport (EIS), established in May 2002, is an organisation which provides sport science and medical support services to elite athletes through a nationwide network of expertise and facilities, working with Olympic and Paralympic summer and winter sports, as well as English and a number of professional sports.
|Formation||May 14, 2002|
|Legal status||Company limited by guarantee (No. 4420052)|
|Purpose||Development of sport in England|
|Headquarters||EIS Head Office|
|Department for Culture, Media and Sport|
|Affiliations||British Olympic Association|
The National Lottery
|Website||English Institute of Sport|
A grant funded organisation through UK Sport, Olympic and Paralympic sports are able to engage with EIS services through their World Class Programme funding from UK Sport, English sports through their Sport England funding and professional sports through their respective funding bodies.
Services are delivered from nine EIS High Performance Centres across the country, as well as at a number of additional partner sites.
|EIS High Performance Centres|
|Lilleshall National Sports Centre|
|National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham|
|Alexander Stadium, Birmingham|
|Manchester Institute of Health and Performance|
|Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre|
|University of Bath|
|English Institute of Sport, Sheffield|