News & Events


ESSI Symposium

This event has unfortunately been cancelled due to COVID-19. We plan to host our symposium in 2021. Please stay tuned for updates.

At our annual symposium, attendees network and discuss the latest trends and innovations in sport science. The symposium is geared toward industry partners, athletic leaders and U-M faculty, researchers, clinicians and staff who work in exercise and sport science.

Junge Family Champions Center 
333 E. Stadium Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Contact Lisa Rabaut or by phone 734-615-8048

Additional Sport Science Events

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MIDAS & ESSI Seminar–Monday, October, 12, 4-5 PM

Ivana Seric from the 76ers will be speaking as part of the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) weekly seminar series. ESSI and MIDAS will be co-hosting this event.  
If you are a faculty member and would be interested in meeting with Ivana Seric via Zoom on the day of the event, please indicate so on this form.  

ESSI Fall Panel Series (September, October, November)

First Panel Discussion: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Second Panel Discussion: Monday, October 19, 2020


  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Topic: Athlete Return-to-Play During COVID-19
  • Format: Zoom (link sent following registration)
  • Moderator: Adam Lepley, U-M Clinical Assistant Professor, Applied Exercise Science, Athletic Training, and Movement Science; Director of the ESSI Michigan Performance Research Laboratory
  • Panelists: 
    • Darryl Conway: Senior Associate Athletic Director and Chief Health and Welfare Officer, U-M Athletic Dept.
    • Georgia Giblin: Director of Performance Science, Detroit Tigers
    • Andrea Osters: Assistant Director, Michigan High School Athletic Association 
    • Rebecca Stearns: Assistant Professor in Residence, Dept. of Kinesiology; Chief Operating Officer, Korey Stringer Institute, University of Connecticut