About ISSM

The Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine (ISSM) is a state-of-the-art research laboratory dedicated to optimizing health, body composition, and human performance. ISSM is a collaborative effort between the College of Health and Human Sciences, FSU Athletics, College of Medicine, Nike, and our founding Partner, Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic. Since its establishment in 2010, ISSM has conducted studies on populations ranging from elite athletes to clinical populations.

Additionally, ISSM has served FSU students through laboratory experiences and internship opportunities. Our vision is to produce high-quality and ethical research in sport nutrition and exercise performance. Secondly, the ISSM aims to be the authority in sport science and medicine locally, nationally, and internationally.


Meet our team of faculty members, affiliated on-staff professionals, and current graduate students.

The Facilities

Take a tour through the ISSM lab.


The latest coverage featuring work from ISSM’s personnel and students.

Outreach Testing

Individual and team sport testing and body composition services.

Get in Touch

1104 Spirit Way • Tallahassee, FL • 32306-1493
850.645.1016 • issm@fsu.edu