Canadian Sport Institute Calgary

2017-2018 Highlights

  • 960 athletes trained and received sport science and sport medicine services at our Institute
  • 40% of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic medals won by Canada in PyeongChang were from Canadian Sport Institute Calgary affiliated athletes.
  • 465 athletes went through our concussion program.
  • We provided 652 hours of targeted coach education to coaches from 33 different sports.
  • We invested $557,917 in research and innovation.

The Canadian Sport Institute has built hundreds of champions since inception in 1994. Athletes supported by the Canadian Sport Institute have won a total of 421 medals at the World Championships, Olympic and Paralympic Games: 143 Gold, 146 Silver and 132 Bronze!We support all stages of the athlete journey and are proud official sport science (exercise physiology, nutrition, mental performance, strength & conditioning, biomechanics and performance analysis) and sport medicine provider to 11 NextGen sports and 16 National Sport Organizations.

We specialize in return to sport and injury prevention services. Two of our leading sport medicine programs are with ACL & Concussion (The Canadian Sport Institute Calgary is a proud partner of the Benson Concussion Institute bringing innovative sport concussion assessment and management strategies to athletes utilizing evidence-based, research driven practices.)

Through our Advance Coaching Diploma program, we are focused on offering an innovative development pathway for coaches that is flexible, accessible and multi-disciplinary.

We deliver the Game Plan program. Game Plan is Canada’s total athlete wellness program that strives to support national team athletes to live better and more holistic lives. Through the development of their skills and network, athletes are able to focus on health, education, and career opportunities both during their high-performance career and beyond.SUPPORTING LOCAL ATHLETES – SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES

Fuel for Gold
Fuel for Gold food kiosk/restaurant is located in MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary and is available to athletes, students, Faculty, staff and the general public.

The Fuel for Gold menus are inspired by athletes and designed by a team of Canadian Sport Institute Calgary dietitians and professional chefs. Using locally sourced, wholesome ingredients, Fuel for Gold offers fresh meals made from scratch using predominantly organic ingredients.

The variety of healthy meals include lean meats, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan menu options. Daily hot entrée specials, homemade soups, hearty sandwiches, gluten-free salads, seasonal fresh fruit and homemade baked items (biscottis, granola bars, low-fat muffins) are served daily.

All proceeds from the kiosk go directly towards supporting local athletes and coaches at the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary. Fuel for Gold is committed to providing high quality and nutritious menu items.

In an effort to support the University of Calgary’s compostable container initiative, Fuel for Gold is going green by serving dishes from the kiosk in compostable containers.


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