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The Wellbeing Nexus

April 4, 2024

Deakin University in collaboration with the Victorian Institute of Sport has researched the role of Performance Lifestyle Advisers (PLAs) and how the profession in holistic athlete wellbeing contributes to high performance outcomes for Australia.

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Between You and Me: Sam Williamson and Jono Wallace-Smith

March 28, 2024

World Champion swimmer Sam Williamson and his VIS Physical Preparation Coach, Jono Wallace-Smith have an undoubtedly unique friendship. Dive into their quirky conversations, bromance moments and how they're gearing up for Paris qualification.

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In-Seine Facts | The ultimate Eiffel Tower souvenir

March 26, 2024

The average tourist may return from Paris with an Eiffel Tower key ring or notebook. Olympians and Paralympians, however, will return with the most unique souvenir of all with a historic part of the city etched into the medal around their necks.

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In-Seine Facts | Paris by numbers

March 26, 2024

With approximately 15,000 athletes to be housed in the athlete village during the Olympics and Paralympics, how do the logistics of their hospitality add up?

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From competitor to coach, Alice Ingley is ‘1 in 10’

March 8, 2024

​Question: with less than 10 per cent of the top 36 funded high-performance sports in Australia led by women coaches, what will Australian sport look like if this imbalance remains?

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Buschkuehl says change is too much of a leap for long jump

March 7, 2024

​Australian long jump record holder and two-time Commonwealth Games silver medallist, Brooke Buschkuehl, fears that the ‘art’ of her sport stands to be eliminated by a proposed change that is expected to be trialled over the next year.

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Inspiring inclusion to 'Play On' with Jemima Montag

March 5, 2024

Racewalking sensation Jemima Montag has a mission to breakdown barriers for girls participating in sport through her 'Play On' initiative. With a group of VIS female athlete ambassadors, Montag is creating a legacy of empowerment for future generations of women.

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Between you and me: Amy and Josie Lawton

February 29, 2024

Introducing ‘Between you and me’. A series featuring two people with a unique connection, each reflecting on their mutual journey and relationship with the other. These articles will drop monthly. First up are the renowned Lawton sisters. Women’s Hockey stars with the same end goal.

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Unleashing potential through internship opportunities

February 23, 2024

​As the home of high-performance sport in Victoria, an internship with the Victorian Institute of Sport is a unique opportunity for students and graduates seeking relevant industry experience.

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Ditch the dots: New video technology to give Aussie athletes an edge

February 15, 2024

VIS Performance Science Assistant Manager, Dr Aaron Balloch, is managing the introduction of a new motion capture video technology which will give Australian athletes a critical edge as they head towards the Paris Olympics.

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