Daniel Bove (Director of Performance and Sports Science for the New Orleans Pelicans)

Episode 84: Andy McDonald chats to Daniel Bove the New Orleans Pelicans Director of Performance and Sports Science. After receiving a B.S. in Kinesiology from Penn State University and an M.S. in Exercise Science from University of South Florida, Daniel began his career as an NBA physical preparation coach.  Daniel has also spent time with both the Atlanta Hawks and Phoenix Suns prior to his move to the Pelicans. Most recently Daniel wrote a book titled – The Quadrant System: Navigating Stress in Team Sport. In this text you Daniel explains the principles behind systematizing sport training and physical preparation. In this episode Andy and Daniel will uncover some key concepts from his book. 

Topics Discussed: 

  • The reason behind the Quadrant system
  • Consolidated v non-consolidated training approaches 
  • Training on game day 
  • Monitoring training volume and intensity

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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 & works for Total Performance who provide a multi-faceted, elite level diagnostic, rehabilitation and performance service. Delivered by a team of world leading specialists to organisations in the NBA, NFL, English Premier League, the LTA and England Rugby.