Podcast

Research Unpacked: Tim McGrath – ACL Rehabilitation

Episode 97: In this Research Unpacked episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Tim McGrath. Tim is an Australian Sports Physio based in Canberra, with over 15 years experience in professional sport and 20 in clinical practice. He completed his PhD from the Res…

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Nigel Walker OBE – Managing Change (Performance Director of Welsh Rugby Union)

Episode 96: Ben Ashworth chats to Nigel Walker OBE The Performance Director of the Welsh Rugby Union. Nigel is a former international athlete and rugby union player who has represented Great Britain as a high hurdler before switching to rugby, earning 17…

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Research Unpacked: Dr Andras Hegyi – Part 3 – Nordic Hamstring Research

Episode 95: For this third Research Unpacked episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Dr Andras Hegyi a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Nantes, France. For part two Alistair and Andras continue discussing his hamstring muscle research on Nordics

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Johnny O’Connor – Implementing Heavy Eccentrics (Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach at Connacht Rugby)

Episode 94: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Johnny O’Connor a Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach at Connacht Rugby in Ireland. As a professional player Johnny played for Connacht, Wasps and made his Ireland debut in 2004 going on to earn 12 caps, helping the…

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Prav Mathema – Physiotherapy across elite rugby environments (Physiotherapist for the Welsh National Men‘s Squad & The British & Irish Lions)

Episode 93: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Prav Mathema the National Medical Manager for the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) and an honorary lecturer on the Cardiff Metropolitan University MSc Sports & Exercise Medicine Programme. Prav has collectively spent over a d…

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Dr Ryan Crotin – Baseball Special (Organisational Strategist, Baseball Scientist, Coach, Research Author & Educator)

Episode 92: Ben Ashworth chats to Dr Ryan L. Crotin, an Organisational Strategist, Baseball Scientist, Coach, Research Author and Educator. Ryan has enjoyed a wealth of experienced both academically and professionally. He has notably worked as an Researc…

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Research Unpacked: Dr Andras Hegyi – Part 2 -Hamstring Research

Episode 91: For this second Research Unpacked style episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Dr Andras Hegyi a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Nantes, France. For part two Alistair and Andras continue discussing his hamstring muscle research. 

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Jesse Wright – Soft skill development (High Performance Consultant, Founder of the Balance The Bar Initiative & Author)

Episode 90: Andy McDonald chats to Jesse K. Wright, founder of the Balance The Bar initiative, is a  high performance consultant, Amazon best-selling author, coach, and public speaker. His career has spanned over two decades in the team sport culture, in…

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Research Unpacked: Dr Andras Hegyi – Region-dependent hamstrings activity in Nordic hamstring exercise & stiff-leg deadlift

Episode 89: For this first Research Unpacked style episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Dr Andras Hegyi a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Nantes, France. For part one Alistair and Andras discussed his work on region-dependent hamstrings activ…

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Ian Gatt – The Sporting Hand & Wrist (GB Boxing Head of Performance Services / Lead Physio and Anthony Joshua‘s Physio and Cutman)

Episode 88: Andy McDonald chats to Ian Gatt the GB Boxing Head of Performance Services / Lead Physio. Ian is also the Physio and Cutman for boxer Anthony Joshua and an experienced sports Physio with a background working for the EIS prior to boxing as wel…

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