Want to learn more about a holistic model of integrating team sport needs with strength and conditioning practice? Check out this week’s Friday Five with Nick DiMarco of Elon University.
As coaches gradually increase the use of testing and data collection both in and out the weight room, they need to ensure that they are measuring what matters. In this Friday Five interview, strength and conditioning expert Chris Bishop discusses points to consider for the barbell hip thrust, dynamic strength index, change of direction deficit, and more.
Want to learn the differences between strength coaching in the pros and the private sector and related development as a coach? Check out this week’s Friday Five interview with Tim DiFrancesco of TD Athletes Edge.
Groin injuries are more common in some team sports than others, and all groin injuries are not the same. In this week’s Friday Five with Dr. Andreas Serner, find out about the physiological differences between acute and gradual onset groin injuries and best practices for both trying to prevent groin injuries and diagnosing them correctly.
Eager to design a more robust return to play rehabilitation program? This week’s Friday Five is with Matt Taberner, an internationally recognized rehabilitation expert, who dives into the details of bringing an athlete back from injury and getting them ready for the rigors of the sport.
Want an in-depth look at how an integrative rugby strength coach implements speed training, robust agility work, and hamstring injury prevention? Check out this week’s Friday Five interview with Graeme Morris of the Magpies Rugby League Club.
Hungry to learn more about applying the latest sport science concepts for team sports? This week’s Friday Five with Tom Dos’Santos, an emerging leader in speed and power research, covers how to test your athletes better so they can maximize their potential.
Frustrated on how to apply real sports science concepts into a training program? For this week’s Friday Five, Dr. Jared Fletcher, a Canadian sports performance scientist, separates fact from fiction and explains what works and what doesn’t.
Transform a good program to great with effective sport science methods from Irineu Loturco, a leading Brazilian sports scientist. In this week’s Friday Five, he covers an array of topics, from velocity-based training and heart rate variability to tensiomyography and exercise prescriptions. What makes Loturco popular is his understanding of coaching applications, as well as his creative ways to apply science more practically in real-world settings.
Check out some wisdom on speed and strength training, as well as injury prevention, for basketball with seasoned coach Brijesh Patel.