Episodes

Dr Matt Taberner (Sport Scientist, S&C and Rehab Coach)

Episode 28: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Matt Taberner, a Sport Scientist, S&C and Rehab Coach who has enjoyed career spells at Aston Villa and Everton Football Club previously. Matt recently finished his PHD constructing a framework for return to sport in …

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Dr Phil Wagner (Founder & CEO of Sparta Science)

Episode 27: Andy McDonald chats with Dr Phil Wagner the Founder & CEO of Sparta Science. Phil is a a Physician and a Strength Coach who received his medical degree from USC focused on biomechanics. Phil’s passion for protecting athlete health and longevi…

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Pete McKnight (Hintsa Performance Director of Coaching and Sports Science)

Episode 26: Andy McDonald catches up with Pete McKnight the Hintsa Performance Director of Coaching & Sports Science. Pete has also been a Strength & Conditioning Coach in elite sport and human performance for almost two decades, working across multiple …

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Dan Howells (Houston Astros Head S&C Coordinator)

Episode 25:  Andy McDonald speaks to Dan Howells the Houston Astros Head S&C Coordinator. Dan is a British S&C coach that has transitioned from the English Institute of sport, England Rugby Sevens to Major League Baseball. With these transitions in mind …

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Per Lundstam (Redbull Director of Performance)

Episode 23: Andy McDonald speaks to Per Lundstam the Director Of Performance at Redbull. Per previously enjoyed roles at both the US Ski & Snowboard association and the Swedish Ski Federation perviously. In this episode Andy and Per discuss: Redbull Hi…

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Tom Batchelor (Harlequins Rugby Head of Sport Science)

Episode 22: Andy McDonald speaks to Tom Batchelor the Head of Sport Science at Harlequins Rugby. In this episode Andy and Tom discuss: Tom’s backgroundWorking within the City in Equity Derivatives  Surrey Sports Park – Internship Harlequins GPS In…

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Matt Jordan (Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute, Calgary)

Episode 21: Andy McDonald speaks to Matt Jordan PHD CSCS, Strength Coach & Director of Sports Science at the Canadian Sports Institute, Calgary. Over his career, Matt was the personal strength coach to 30 World and Olympic medalists, and has worked with …

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Mike Reinold (Senior Medical Advisor for the Chicago White Sox & Co-Founder / President of Champion PT)

Episode 20: I speak to Mike Reinold the co-founder and president of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance, a PT and performance training facility just outside Boston. He is also currently the Senior Medical Advisor for the Chicago White Sox and the D…

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Dr Ebonie Rio (Lower Extremity Tendon Management)

Episode 19: I speak to Dr Ebonie Rio a Sports Physiotherapist who consults at The Victorian Institute of Sport, who is also a Senior Research Fellow at La Trobe University completing her Phd in tendon pain. Ebonies current research focuses on combining n…

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Dr Heather Linden (UFC Director of Physical Therapy)

Episode 18: I speak to Dr Heather Linden the Director of Physical Therapy for the UFC. Heather is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a background working for the USA Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs before heading up PT for the UFC at the Las Vegas P…

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