Timing, motor learning, and muscle-tendon physiology are important facets of athletic performance. Take an evidence-based approach to these concepts with sport scientist Bas Van Hooren.
What are some of the biggest factors that make a good sports performance education program, as well as traits for success in the coaching field? Find out with Korey Van Wyk of Northwestern College.
Want to see how a coach of legendary high school 4×800 teams uses universal training principles to optimize running results? Check out this week’s interview with John O’Malley of Sandburg High School.
Want to get a world expert’s take on modern hot topics in sports performance, such as periodization and functional asymmetry? Check out this latest Q&A with Dr. Matt Jordan.
How are NBA strength coaches utilizing training loads, an array of strength implements, and physical literacy assessments to create robust and adaptable players? Ramsey Nijem of the Sacramento Kings joins this week’s Freelap Friday Five to elaborate on load monitoring techniques, means and methods for developing strength, and preparing young players for the rigors of a professional basketball season.
Justin Roethlingshoefer, founder of The Hockey Summit, joins this week’s Freelap Friday Five to discuss load monitoring techniques and a holistic off-season training model for ice hockey players. Motivated to empower change with his athletes, Roethlingshoefer discusses his efforts to create a culture of accountability where players learn to incorporate nutrition, recovery, peak power training, and cutting-edge technology to excel on the ice.
Interested in learning how to use isometric pulls and jump testing to measure maximal force production and address limiting factors in training? In this week’s Freelap Friday Five, Travis Vlantes of the University of Texas discusses practical methods for managing and monitoring training loads while working to develop ballistic force.
What are some ways that great coaches tweak movements in the gym to fit the needs of professional and amateur athletes? Find out with Lachlan Wilmot of Athlete’s Advantage.
How are coaches and researchers using techniques like ultrasonography to get an extra edge in determining the ultimate effects of a speed and power training program? Find out in this week’s Q&A with John Wagle.
Do you want to see how a leading coach in basketball physical preparation has advanced his process with technology, screening, and integration? Check out this week’s Freelap Friday Five with Ryan Horn of Wake Forest.