Episode 111: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dr John Kiely a Strength & Conditioning Coach, Performance Consultant and Senior Lecturer. John has a wealth of experience and has enjoyed a career with roles at UK Athletics, Munster Rugby, Irish Rugby, Egypt Football World Cup Squad 2018, various Irish NGB’s and more! Currently John is a Senior Lecturer in Performance and Innovation, PE and Sports Sciences at The University of Limerick, where he is supervising PhD candidates working within professional multi-disciplinary performance environments and pursuing practice-based post-graduate qualifications. Among John’s well known academic contributions he has published an article titled “Periodization Theory: Confronting an Inconvenient Truth” – This article combined with Johns present day perspective is the basis for this podcast conversation.
- Origins of periodisation
- Has planning of training changed?
- Are there key fundamentals when organising training?
- Biopsychosocial considerations to physical preparation
Where you can find John
- Performance and Innovation, PE and Sports Sciences at The University of Limerick
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