Episode 71: Andy McDonald chats to Ian Gatt the GB Boxing Head of Performance Services. Ian is an experienced sports Physio with a background working for the EIS prior to boxing as well as lecturing at Sheffield Hallam University and UCL. In this episode Ian provides insights into the sports science and sports medicine workings of elite boxing. 

In this episode Andy and Ian discuss: 

  • Ian’s background 
  • The fighters entourage: MDT collaborations
  • Physical profiling boxers 
  • Monitoring load in boxing 
  • Ian’s research 

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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.