Canadian Sport Instute

Sport Science

Our team of sport science experts provides leading edge research, equipment, data analysis, consultation and monitoring of athletes' physical and psychological state in the fields of:

Biomechanics and Performance Analysis
Canadian Sport Institute | BiomechanicsThe Biomechanics and Performance Analysis team focus on the study of human mechanics. Through video analysis and computer evaluation of performance output, athletes and coaches can eliminate inefficient movement that can lead to injury or reduced performance caused by poor technique. Aerodynamics, power, speed and agility can all be enhanced by incorporating sport-specific and individualized biomechanical analysis into athlete preparation.

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Exercise Physiology
Canadian Sport Institute | PhysiologyThe team is comprised of Exercise Physiologists, Anthropometrists, Biochemists and Lab Technicians that carefully monitor all aspects of the athletes' physical state. Through rigorous testing and world-leading scientific training techniques at the Sport Performance Lab, athletic performance is continually improved. Combined with leading edge research into equipment and data analysis, athletes and coaches receive unsurpassed scientific analysis on which to build their training plans.

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Mental Performance
Canadian Sport Institute | PsychologyThe mental performance team is vital to an athlete's training program. By learning mental discipline and being able to visualize positive outcomes, athletes are able to attain peak performance on a consistent basis. The mental performance consultants at the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary empower athletes by identifying, assessing and developing specific behavioural improvement plans, which form a key part of their collaborative performance enhancement approach.

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Nutrition
Canadian Sport Institute | NutritionNutrition is as important to an athlete's performance strategy as cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, and proper recovery. Registered dietitians at the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary ensure that athletes meet their daily requirements despite busy training, travelling and competition schedules. Athletes have access to dietary analysis, drug and supplement awareness seminars, dietitian consulting, and hands-on nutrition workshops which ensure that they are well informed and well equipped to deal with the daily challenge of meeting their dietary needs.

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Strength and Conditioning
Canadian Sport Institute | StrengthStrength and Conditioning training is a vital component of any athletic program. The strength specialists work to design strong physical preparation programs and cardiovascular conditioning appropriate to each athlete's sport specific needs. Strength and conditioning training also forms an important part of an athlete's injury-prevention strategy, by implementing recovery strategies to offset the inevitable fatigue that results from competing and performing at a consistently high level.

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