Sanford Sports Science Institute

Thee Sanford Sports Science Institute is under the direction of Michael F. Bergeron, Ph.D., FACSM, internationally known for his research in exercise, heat stress, and athletic health and leadership in the sports medicine community.

The Sports Science Institute focuses on new research to address training, competition, and rehabilitation challenges for youth and other populations. From this research, the Sports Science Institute partners with sport and sports medicine national governing bodies in developing new educational initiatives, guidelines, and policy for safe and appropriate exercise, training, and sports participation.


Contact Information for Michael Bergeron:

Michael F. Bergeron, Ph.D., FACSM

Sanford Sports Science Institute and
National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute
Van Demark Building
1210 W 18th Street, Suite 204
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
PHONE: (605) 328-4750