Dr. Matt Jordan – Force velocity Individualisation & changing post-Injury movement patterns (Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary)

Episode 87: Andy McDonald chats to Matt Jordan the Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary, an S&C Coach, Consultant and Educator. Over his career, Matt was the personal strength coach to 30 World and Olympic medalists, and has worked with elite athletes in many sports including speed skating, cross country skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, biathlon, hockey, football, volleyball and mixed martial arts. In this episode Andy & Matt discuss force velocity profiling, program design and considerations for changing injured athletes movement patterns. 

Topics Discussed: 

  • Force Velocity – The ideal slope / curve for an athlete
  • Cross-comparing kinematics / technique against kinetics and output
  • Identifying human factors during testing
  • Identifying & influencing internal constraints in post-injury movement patterns.

Where you can find Matt:

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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.