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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.


#Highlight – Putting Evidence-Based-Practise In Perspective with Sue Falsone

Sue Falsone was our guest on episode #7 of the Inform Performance Podcast. Sue is the owner of Structure and Function and since we spoke to her she has...

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Daniel Bodkin – How & Why You Should Use Isokinetic Systems In Rehab (PT, AT & Director of clinical education for CSMi)

Episode 120: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Daniel Bodkin a Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. Daniel is an expert on using Isokinetic systems in rehab for testing and training athletes....

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#Highlight – How to Effectively Educate & Empower Professional Athletes with Mike Reinold

Mike Reinold was our guest on episode #20 of the Inform Performance Podcast. This highlight clip takes an insightful segment from that episode where he discussed  Educating & empowering athletes Managing...

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Max Lankheit- Bridging The Gap Between The Front-Office & Performance Dept (Philadelphia Union MLS Head of Performance and Innovation)

Episode 119: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Max Lankheit the Head of Performance and Innovation at Philadelphia Union MLS team. Max is a highly experienced coach and leader and has...

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Cici Murray – Technical v Physical Qualities in Sprinters (Spellman Performance Coach & More Her Speed Founder)

Episode 118: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Speed Coach Cici Murray. Cici has worked with hundreds of athletes including some of the top NFL, Olympic, and MLB athletes as a speed performance...

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Keir Wenham-Flatt – Protect Your Coaching Income (Founder of Strength Coach Network)

Episode 117: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Keir Wenham-Flatt. Keir is a highly experienced Strength & Conditioning Coach based in the USA, but has worked in 5 different countries at...

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Raphael Brandon – Effective Data Strategy in Elite Sport (Head of Performance Science at BreakAway Data)

Episode 116: Dr Andy McDonald and Ben Ashworth chat to Raph Brandon. Raph has enjoyed an extraordinary career with 12 years at the English Institute of Sport as both Director of Performance...

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Dan Howells – Coach Development & Career Periodisation (Founder of Collaborate Sports)

Episode 115: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dan Howells founder of Collaborate Sports. Dan is a high performance coach, with a career spanning over 15 years of work in elite sport,...

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Dave Hancock – Art v Science of Using Data to Improve Performance (CEO of Apollo)

Episode 114: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dave Hancock a Physiotherapist (PT), Strength and Conditioning Coach, Performance Director, Atherapy Clinics Founder and the CEO of Apollo. Dave's career has taken...

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Scot Morrison – Energy System Development & Tissue Specific Rehab (Consultant Sports Physical Therapist)

Episode 113: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Scot Morrison a board-certified Physical Therapist who specializes in high performance sports medicine. He has experience working and consulting across elite sport and tactical...

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Mike Guevara – High Performance Coaching in the Private Sector (Strength & Conditioning Coach & Founder of GBG Hoops)

Episode 112: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Mike Guevara a Performance Coach with over 10 years experience. Coach Mike G has worked privately with some of the world’s top NFL...

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Dr. John Kiely – A Modern Perspective on Periodization (Senior Lecturer in Performance and Innovation, University of Limerick)

Episode 111: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dr John Kiely a Strength & Conditioning Coach, Performance Consultant and Senior Lecturer. John has a wealth of experience and has enjoyed a...

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Research Unpacked: Matthew Buckthorpe PhD – Part 2 – On Field Rehabiliation

Episode 110: 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...

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Research Unpacked: 2022 Bern Consensus Statement – Part 1 (Ben Ashworth, Ariane Schwank & Paul Blazey)

Episode 109: In this Research Unpacked episode Ben Ashworth chats to Physiotherapists Ariane Schwank & Paul Blazey who contributed on the 2022 Bern Consensus Statement on Shoulder Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and...

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Darcy Norman (Performance Coach – US Men’s National Soccer Team & Lead Performance Strategist at Kitman Labs)

Episode 107: Ben Ashworth chats to Darcy Norman a qualified PT, AT and S&C with over 20 years experience in the human performance industry. He is currently a performance coach for...

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