Research Unpacked: Dr Mathew Cuthbert – Implementing Microdosing In Physical Preparation

Episode 128: In this Research Unpacked Episode Dr Dylan Carmody chats to Dr. Mathew Cuthbert. Matt is a seasoned sports scientist & researcher who currently works for The Football Association where he is a Physical Performance Coach. Matthew is also an honorary research fellow at the University of Salford, Manchester. In this episode Dylan and Matt engage in a comprehensive conversation about Matt’s work on  Microdosing in sports training.

Topics Discussed

  • What is Microdosing
  • How it differs to other programming trends
  • Residual effects of microdosing
  • How to periodise Microdosing
  • How to prime resistance training
  • Repeated-bout-effects

Where you can find Dr Mathew Cuthbert:


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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.