Jesse Green (Sacramento Kings – Head of Sport Science)

Episode 67: Andy McDonald chats to Jesse Green the Sacramento Kings Head of Sport Science. Jesse is an experienced practitioner who before taking on the head role at the Kings was a Performance Analyst for the team. Prior to working in the NBA Jesse worked at both University of Louisville Athletics and also the Brisbane Lions AFL team back home in Australia. 

In this episode Andy & Jesse discuss:

  • Role at the Kings
  • Identifying the most impactful data 
  • Ecological Validly between training & competitive data sets
  • Load management
    • Distribution of load relative to peak intensities
  • Comparing data sets – apples and oranges
  • Implementing change
  • Blending technical and tactical data 
  • Periodisation & adaptation in the NBA

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Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist - Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia completing his Doctorate and supports Total Performance with UTC Image processing.