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About SSIG


The Sport Science Institute Groningen (SSIG) is a collaboration between:


Sport plays an important role in everyday life, whether it is in terms of healthy ageing (getting and staying fitter for longer), elite level top performance (achieving international recognition, gaining endorsement and creating sporting role models), or socio-cultural benefits for wider society (sharing beliefs, values and common goals).

The city/region of Groningen has a wide range of expertise in the area of sport science and sport related research. The main aims of SSIG are to:

  • Bring together fundamental and applied sport research in Groningen
  • Develop education/study trajectories within sport
  • Increase the national and international visibility of sport science expertise within the city/region of Groningen
  • Promote collaboration and increase knowledge transfer between science, practice, and policymakers in the area of sport


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