The IOC Olympian Health Cohort


Catch up with our news and updates on the Olympian Health Cohort project.

Edinburgh–Bath collaboration awarded IOC Research Centre of Excellence status

Athlete with trainer
New UKCCIIS partnership will focus on athlete health and injury prevention, drawing on long-standing research expertise at both institutions.

Experts take long view to aid Olympians’ health

Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo Filho of Brazil celebrates victory in the pool at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
The IOC Olympians Health Cohort research study goes live Monday 8 August aiming to recruit Tokyo 2020/21 and Beijing 2022 Olympians to a long term follow up study.

International Olympic Committee partners with the University of Edinburgh

US skater Jordan Stolz during the Men's 1000 metre event at the  2022 Winter Olympic Games
As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletes’ safety and well-being, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the University of Edinburgh, has launched the IOC Olympian Health Cohort, a new long-term research project aimed at reducing injuries and illnesses for elite athletes, and protecting their physical and mental health.