Sanford Sports Science Institute

The mission of the Sanford Sports Science Institute (SSSI) is “leading scientific advancements in athletic health, performance and research”. This mission is fulfilled by conducting discovery- and innovation-based research aimed at identifying and reducing athletic injury risk, improving return-to-play readiness and enhancing athletic performance. SSSI investigators apply knowledge of exercise physiology, biomechanics and sports medicine to clinical, laboratory and field-based research in a comprehensive effort to study real world problems and develop meaningful solutions.