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RESEARCH UNPACKED

Inform Performance presents RESEARCH UNPACKED our additional episode style where Alistair McKenzie will interview academic authors to efficiently breakdown their work in a digestible and practical way through short interviews.

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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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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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Research Unpacked: Nick Cross – Achilles Tendinopathy

Episode 103: In this Research Unpacked episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Nick Cross. Nick is an Australian sports physiotherapist and exercise physiologist based in Melbourne. Nick has worked in high performance sport across different football codes, at...

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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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Research Unpacked: Tim McGrath – Part 3 – Nordic Dosage & Return-to-Running

Episode 101: In this Research Unpacked episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Tim McGrath for a Part-3 conversation on Hamstring rehab. Tim is an Australian Sports Physio based in Canberra, with over 15 years experience in professional sport and 20 in clinic...

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Jerry Flannery (Harlequins Rugby Lineout & Defence Coach)

Episode 100: Ben Ashworth chats to Jerry Flannery the current Lineout and Defence coach at Harlequins Rugby. Jerry is a former Irish rugby union player who during his playing career enjoyed great success with both Munster and Ireland. As a coach Jerry ha...

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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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Research Unpacked: Tim McGrath – Part 2 – ACL Rehabilitation

Episode 98: In this Research Unpacked episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Tim McGrath for a part-2 conversation on ACL rehab. Tim is an Australian Sports Physio based in Canberra, with over 15 years experience in professional sport and 20 in clinical prac...

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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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