Corporate Partners

National Football League

NFLThe National Football league is a founding partner of the Korey Stringer Institute. The NFL supports multiple player safety initiatives for athletes of all levels. For more information on the NFL’s Health and Safety Initiatives, visit NFL Evolution.


Gatorade is a founding partner of the Korey Stringer Institute. Gatorade and the Gatorade Sport Science Institute continue to search for and study new and innovative ways to help athletes improve performance by facilitating proper hydration and nutrition.  From the lab testing of athletes, to new flavor and delivery system development, to the publication and distribution of scientific research, the Gatorade Company and GSSI perpetually strive to advance their collective mission on enabling athletes to always perform at their peak.


University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 32,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.




National Athletic Trainers’ Association

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Founded in 1950, the NATA has grown to more than 35,000 members worldwide today. The majority of certified athletic trainers choose to be members of the NATA – to support their profession, and to receive a broad array of membership benefits. The mission of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association is to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the athletic training profession. See the NATA’s page, Solutions for Athlete Care, for more information on one of KSI and NATA’s joint initiatives.



The mission of Camelbak is to continuously reinvent and forever change the way people hydrate and


Our values are:

  • WE ARE OBSESSIVELY INNOVATIVE. We are forward-thinking inventors who value creative, unconventional ideas and unusual solutions to common   problems. We seek new ways to do things and are not afraid to
    take risks.


  • WE GIVE A ____.  We are fully dedicated to what we make, how we make it, and for whom we
    make it and the way it impacts people’s lives.


  • REST STOPS ARE OVER-RATED.  We push to be first, but must also be the best. We get excited
    about winning and taking on seemingly impossible challenges. We prefer not to coast, draft, take the
    easy route, or sit still.


  • PEOPLE INSPIRE US.  Passionate people make superior, meaningful products. We are inspired by one
    another and the diverse missions, passions, and stories of our customers.


Kestrel Pocket Weather Meters by Nielsen-Kellerman

KestrelHeatStressTrackersNielsen-Kellerman is committed to ensuring that people know the weather and environmental conditions that impact their health, safety and bottom line. NK’s Kestrel meters are rugged, accurate, fully calibrated, portable, affordable and easy to use. NK also believes that American manufacturing is a key to quality and reliability, so every Kestrel meter is made in the USA. KSI uses these wet bulb globe temperature thermometers to determine environmental conditions during research studies both inside the heat chamber and in field studies. Visit Kestrel’s page on heat stress to learn more about safely working or exercising in the heat.


MissionMission has a dual mission.  While delivering world-class innovations that meet the unique needs of an athletic lifestyle,
Mission also makes an impact off the field of play through the M Foundation, which promotes the health and safety of youth
athletes, and simultaneously recognizes and awards high school athletes that give back to their community.


Defibtech is a leader and innovator in the design and manufacture of automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Defibtech’s Lifeline AEDs include a semi-automatic defibrillator, a fully-automated defibrillator that analyzes heart rhythms and automatically delivers a shock, an AED capable of an ECG waveform at the touch of a button, and the first AED with full-motion color video. Our value-oriented solutions meet “shock and drop” specifications for use in tough environments, and are easily maintained and field upgradable.  Sophisticated enough to meet the needs of the most demanding first responders, they are also incredibly easy for the untrained to use. Virtually anyone can be a lifesaver with a Defibtech Lifeline AED.
Defibtech is headquartered in Guilford, Conn. Visit



Korey Stringer Institute Equipment Sponsors

HQ Inc. 

HQ logoHQ Inc. develops temperature pills are used by the Korey Stringer Institute during research studies to determine internal body temperature to ensure our participants do not become excessively hyperthermic.  They are easy to use, valid and reliable.