Research Unpacked: Ola Eriksrud – Deceleration Mechanics

Episode 131: In this Research Unpacked Episode from Inform Performance, Dr Dylan Carmody chats to Ola Eriksrud. Ola is an Associate Professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, doubles as a consultant and physical therapist at Olympiatoppen, affiliated with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic committee and Confederation of Sports. Over the past decade, he has provided consultation to athletes at national and international levels, spanning sports such as PGA, LPGA, NHL, NFL, ATP, WTA, NBA, and EPL, in addition to working with non-athletes. Currently holding the position of Head of Research and Development at 1080 Motion. This episode with Ola focusses mainly on deceleration mechanics

Topics Discussed

  • Deceleration Mechanics
  • Horizontal Force Production
  • Addressing Asymmetries
  • Future S&C Strategies

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