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About the Author
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.

Dr Steve Ingham (Supporting Champions Director And Performance Consultant)

Episode 82: Ben Ashworth chats to Dr Steve Ingham a Performance Consultant and the Director of Supporting Champions. Steve earlier in his career was the British Olympic Association Sports Science Manager and then English Institute of Sport as the Head of…

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Dr Hugh Fullagar – Recovery Special (Lecturer – Sports & Exercise Science – University of Technology Sydney)

Episode 81: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Hugh Fullagar (PhD) a Lecturer in Sports & Exercise Science at the University of Technology Sydney. Hugh is an experienced applied sport scientist who has worked in the Southern Hemisphere, Europe and also the U.S.A,…

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Tyler Williams (Los Angeles Rams Director of Sports Science/Asst Athletic Trainer)

Episode 80: Andy McDonald chats to Tyler Williams the Director of Sports Science/Asst Athletic Trainer at the Los Angeles Rams. Tyler has been with the LA rams NFL team for over 14 years working in both Athletic Training and Sport Science. In this episod…

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Martin Buchheit & George Perry (Authors of EGOals Book)

Episode 79: Andy McDonald chats to Martin Buchheit and George Perry who recently authored EGOals. Martin is the former head of performance at Paris Saint Germain Football Club and currently works for Kitman labs. He is based in Spain. George is a Sports …

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Michael Giakoumis (Physio & Medical Lead for the British Athletics Futures Program)

Episode 78: Andy McDonald chats to Michael Giakoumis a Physiotherapist & the Medical Lead for the British Athletics Futures Program. Michael is an Australian trained but London based Sports Physiotherapist who specialises in hip, groin, and lower limb mu…

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Phil Glasgow (Performance Consultant and IRFU Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation)

Episode 77: Ben Ashworth chats to Dr Phil Glasgow the Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at the Irish Rugby Football Union having previously held the position of Head of Sports Medicine at the Sports Institute Northern Ireland for 14 years. He was …

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Dr Daniel Coughlan (PGA European Tour – Head of Strength & Conditioning)

Episode 76: Andy McDonald chats to  Dr Daniel Coughlan the Head of Strength & Conditioning for the PGA European Tour and National Lead for Sports Science and Medicine for England Golf. Daniel is an S&C Coach, Physio and Sport Scientist demonstrating his …

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Intrisics, Arches and Achilles Function – Optimising Load Sharing Systems

The athletic motions of running, jumping and landing require the foot and ankle complex to be adaptable to varying surfaces and demands. The complex needs to be compliant to dampen ground reaction forces (GFR), but also become stable as a base and lever arm for propulsion. It is one of the musculoskeletal systems most versatile…

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Matt Howley (Director of Performance at Real Salt Lake MLS Club)

Episode 75: Andy McDonald chats to Matt Howley the Director of Performance at Real Salt Lake in the MLS. Prior to joining Real Salt Lake Matt was the Director of Sports Science at the University of Notre Dame and before moving to the US he was employed b…

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Sean Smith (Performance Coach at University of Louisville)

Episode 74: Andy McDonald chats to Sean Smith a Performance Coach at the University of Louisville. Sean heads up the internship program at Louisville so in this conversation both he and Andy discuss how he runs and organises coach development at the Univ…

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