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Bridging the Gap Between Science and Application

The Realities of "Making It" in the S&C Industry - Sami Dowling & Shane Cahill

In episode 96, David is joined by Sami Dowling & Shane Cahill

The trio discuss what it is actually like to work in S&C at the highest level and how to become a successful practitioner in the world of S&C

Episode 96 - Dr. Harry Dorrell


In episode 96, David is joined by Dr. Harry Dorrell. 

Harry is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Lincoln, where his research focuses on the use of velocity based measures to dictate training loads in an attempt to optimize adaptation to resistance training.

David & Harry discuss why velocity-based "loading" may be a more suitable term that velocity-based "training," how to practically apply velocity-based measures in a team setting and the future research direction of velocity-based training.

The Potential Benefit of Heat Acclimation in Combat Sports Weight Cutting Strategies


In episode 95, David is joined by Dr. Oliver Barley.

Dr. Barley is a lecturer and research at Edith Cowan University.

Oliver's research interest are in the domain of exercise physiology, specifically combat sports.

The focus of Oliver's PhD studies was in the area of weight cutting strategies in combat athletes.

David & Oliver discuss heat acclimation and it's potential benefits for both performance and the weight cutting procedure.

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