Over the years, ECSS has established a fine pool of vital partnerships within the sport science-related industry. Apart from two-way visibility, these partnerships provide a mutual exchange on scientific research and competence.

Most ECSS activities and services provided would simply not be possible without the continuous commitment of its partners. ECSS very much appreciates the support from the following partners:

Platinum Partner

Official ECSS Sports Performance Hydration and Nutrition Partner – Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI)

Founded in 1985, the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) is committed to helping athletes optimise their health and performance through research and education in hydration and nutrition science. GSSI scientists study the effects of nutrition on the human body before, during and after exercise and translate this complicated science into practical applications. For nearly three decades, hundreds of amateur, elite and professional athletes have participated in testing with GSSI and in studies with university research partners around the world. GSSI’s headquarters are in the United States with satellite laboratories at the IMG Academy, Florida and the Star in Frisco, Texas. Internationally, GSSI  have scientists working with professional teams and athletes in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Lab and field testing enable GSSI to complete leading research with the aim of providing athletes with recommendations to help achieve their individual and performance goals. For more information and additional resources visit https://www.gssiweb.org/en

Silver Partner

Official YIA Partner – European Journal of Sport Science (EJSS)

Since 2001 the European Journal of Sport Science (EJSS) has been published as the official peer-reviewed journal of the ECSS. EJSS consists of original research articles and intra-and interdisciplinary reviews of sport science research from scientists worldwide. It publishes twelve issues per year, in both print and electronic formats. Since 2024 it is published full open access. Ranked in both the Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Report (Impact Factor) and Medline, EJSS is a growing journal in terms of its submissions, citations and downloads. https://sport-science.org/index.php/home-ejss

Bronze Partners

Official ECSS Partner – CORTEX Biophysik GmbH

Since 1991, CORTEX focuses on spiroergometry systems and mobile respiratory gas analysis systems. Our solutions record and measure a person‘s physical fitness and performance. Only if physical limits are known, can they be extended in an efficient and quantifiable manner. CORTEX systems measure and extend physical limits. With our main product lines METALYZER® and METAMAX®, CORTEX offers mobile and portable solutions for proven diagnostics in hospitals, doctor’s practices and training facilities. Our solutions are used by sports physicians, cardiologists, pulmonologists, occupational and rehabilitation physicians, coaches and sports scientists around the world. The head office in Leipzig has a worldwide network of local sales and service partners on all continents. All products are CE certified and meet European standards for quality and safety. All CORTEX partners are quality controlled in sales and service. https://cortex-medical.com

Official ECSS Partner – KISTLER Instrumente AG

Kistler force plates were first introduced in 1969 and have consistently proved their worth as precise, reliable measuring instruments. The unique piezoelectric measuring system offers numerous advantages and makes Kistler force plates a cost effective investment for biomechanical laboratories. Longevity, high accuracy, linearity and sensitivity provide reliable and reproducible results.

Official ECSS Partner – adidas innovation

The Innovation team at adidas is tasked to develop a strong portfolio of innovation capabilities such as new materials, production processes and athlete-centric scientific research to provide a platform for meaningful concept development. This innovation reflects adidas commitment to the Open Source mindset, seeking to build value together with athletes and consumers, universities and innovative companies as well as national and international governments and research organisations.

Official ECSS Partner - Wiley

It’s the knowledge age – and it’s Wiley’s customers who lead the world’s knowledge economy. Wiley's customers drive progress by providing quality education, the right skills to fulfil global demand and scientific research to fuel innovation. Their customers care, their organisations succeed and the world benefits. Wiley develops digital education, learning, assessment and certification to help universities, businesses and individuals bridge between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. They partner with learned societies and support researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference. Wiley's digital content, books and 1600 online journals build on a 200 year heritage of quality publishing.

ECSS Supporter

Official ECSS Supporter – h/p/cosmos sports & medical GmbH

Since its establishment in 1988, h/p/cosmos® has had a lot of influence in sports, athletics, ergometry, rehabilitation and science through the development and distribution of new products, software, system solutions and application methodologies. During this time the Traunstein based company has developed into THE German specialists in manufacturing treadmill ergometers and systems for fitness, sports, sports science, sports medicine, athletics, biomechanics, medicine, rehabilitation, therapy, ergometry, performance diagnostics and scientific research. Many developments and pioneering work from h/p/cosmos® have influenced not only product design and functionality but also their usage and methodologies. https://www.hpcosmos.com/en

ECSS Partnership

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