Intern-Performance analysis in track and ice sprint in women's hockey - Institut national du sport du Québec

Post date: May. 15, 2018

Application Deadline: Aug. 26, 2018

Position Start Date: Sep. 3, 2018


Institut national du sport du Québec

Defining itself as a “Catalyst of dreams—one athlete at a time,” Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec; is a key performance partner for high-performance sports in Quebec and Canada. A member of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network and with its own strong network of eight regional multi-sport training centres, 11 single-sport training centres and its Complex at Olympic Park, which is home to nine high-performance training groups, the Institute offers sports medicine, sports science and personal development services to more than 500 high-performance athletes, 2,000 next-generation athletes and the nearly 900 coaches who train them.

Title: Scientific internship: performance analysis in track and ice sprint in women's hockey


As sprint speed is a key factor of ice hockey performance, monitoring the training state of high-performance hockey players requires baseline data in straight-line sprint and with change of direction, on both track and ice. The intern will:

  • Analyze the relevant scientific literature;
  • Actively participate in collecting training data from high-performance hockey players (including: sprint performance and change of direction on track and ice, lower limb explosive power);
  • Structure databases;
  • Conduct the appropriate statistical tests.

This work pertains to the monitoring of the training state. It will help enhance the hockey training program. The intern will be accompanied by a team of physical trainers, exercise physiologists, biomechanics and sports analysts.


  • Review and report of literature in the field
  • Plan training data collection sessions
  • Collect and manage training data
  • Statistical analysis
  • Research report



  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Student enrolled in an M.Sc. or Ph. D.
  • Knowledge of strength and conditioning
  • Knowledge of scientific methods
  • Knowledge of statistics
  • Knowledge of high-performance sports, an asset

Duration: 12 weeks

Hours of work: 14 hrs/week

Hourly rate: $20 (subject to obtaining a grant)

Start date: September 2018


Workplace: 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, QC  H1V 3N7 (

Application: Cover letter and CV

*The masculine gender is used for readability purposes only.


Type of Position: Part time
Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: 20.00$/hour

Contact Details

Contact Name: Thomas Romeas
Location: Montréal
4141 Ave Pierre-de-Coubertin
Montréal, QC H1V 3N7
Contact Phone: 5142551000x239
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