Sport Science

Research Unpacked: Matthew Buckthorpe PhD – Part 1 – Rate of Force Development

Episode 107: In this Research Unpacked episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Matthew Buckthorpe PhD. Matt is a British Sport Scientist, S&C Coach, University lecturer and Researcher specialising in late-stage and on-field rehabilitation. He completed his Ph…

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Ben Ashworth – Shoulder Monitoring & Rehabilitation (High Performance Consultant & Athletic Shoulder Specialist)

Episode 106: Dr Andy McDonald chats to fellow Inform Performance Host Ben Ashworth. Ben is a Performance consultant for elite teams abs individuals. Shoulder specialist with a Master of Science (MSc) in Strength & Conditioning & UKSCA accreditation. “Phy…

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Philipp Jacobsen – Dealing With Backroom Pressure & Taking Care Of Athletes (Physiotherapist & Performance Consultant)

Episode 105: Ben Ashworth chats to Philipp Jacobsen a Physiotherapist and Performance Consultant. Philipp is has an extensive background in sport with previous roles in Physiotherapy and Performance Management  at Liverpool Football Club, Aspetar, Portsm…

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JB Morin – Sprint Training – Using GPS, Programming Resisted Sprints & Postural Considerations (Professor, Consultant and Running Coach)

Episode 104: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Jean-Benoit (JB) Morin a Professor in Sport Sciences and Physical Education at University Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne in France. Outside of academia JB is also an established Running Coach and Consultant to both athl…

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Wayne Diesel – Reflections of a career at the highest levels of International sport (Sports Physiotherapist)

Episode 102: Ben Ashworth chats to Wayne Diesel a Sports Physiotherapist with a lifetime of working at the highest level of sport around the world. Wayne is a South African educated Physiotherapist who during his Physio career has worked with The Sports …

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Dan Lewindon -Technical & Professional Development (Head of Performance Science & Medicine for the LTA)

Episode 99: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dan Lewindon the Head of Performance Science and Medicine for the LTA (National Governing Body of Tennis in the UK).  He is responsible for the leadership, management and integration of sports science and medicine in…

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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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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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Dr. Matt Jordan – Force velocity Individualisation & changing post-Injury movement patterns (Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary)

Episode 87: Andy McDonald chats to Matt Jordan the Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary, an S&C Coach, Consultant and Educator. Over his career, Matt was the personal strength coach to 30 World and Olympic medalists, and ha…

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Cory Schlesinger – Paradigm shifts through coaching experiences (Phoenix Suns Director of Performance / Head of Strength & Conditioning)

Episode 85: Andy McDonald chats to Cory Schlesinger the Director of Performance / Head of Strength Strength & Conditioning at NBA team the Phoenix Suns. Cory has over 20 years of experience in basketball beginning as an athlete, collegiate level S&C coac…

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