Sports science podcasts with some of the World’s very best sports scientists, strength and conditioning coaches, nutritionists and physiotherapists.

Podcast – Brett Bartholomew (Strength & Conditioning Coach at Unbreakable Performance Center)

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with Brett Bartholomew (Strength & Conditioning Coach at Unbreakable Performance Center). Though at the time of this podcast, Brett was an EXOS Performance Coach).

Brett worked for EXOS as a performance coach, working with NFL players in Arizona during their off-season, and he continues to inspire coaches with his positivity and enthusiasm for what he does.

In this episode you will learn –

  • Who is Brett Bartholomew (education, background and current role)
  • The EXOS philosophy and how it fits in with his own philosophy
  • Influences inside and outside of strength and conditioning
  • Movement preparation and its evolution
  • Preparing NFL players for the season
  • ‘Core training’ – inspired by a Greg Nuckols article
  • The importance of coach health as well as athlete health

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following me on Twitter @paceyperform or visiting the links below.

Brett can be found on Twitter @Coach_BrettB

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Podcast – Shona Halson (Head of Recovery at the Australian Institute of Sport)

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with Shona Halson (Head of Recovery at the Australian Institute of Sport)

As her title suggests, Shona is an expert when it comes to sleep and recovery and in this episode we delve into the subject and hopefully I do her justice!

In this episode you will learn –

  • The truth behind activity/sleep trackers
  • Dealing with jet lag
  • Optimising sleep
  • Cold water immersion
  • Periodising recovery techniques

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following me on Twitter @paceyperform or visiting the links below.

Shona can be found on Twitter @shonahalson

Enjoy!

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Podcast – Brandon Marcello (High Performance Consultant)

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with Brandon Marcello (High Performance Consultant)

Dr. Marcello is a high performance consultant whose current clients include the United States Department of Defense, Oakland Raiders, Atlanta Braves, San Jose Sharks, and the Chinese Olympic Committee.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Marcello served as the Director of Sports Performance at Stanford University where he oversaw 36 intercollegiate sports. During his tenure at Stanford, he created the highly-acclaimed Performance Based Dining concept, which was featured in Sports Illustrated. Before becoming the Director of Sports Performance at Stanford, he co-founded Athletes Performance (EXOS) with Mark Verstegen and served as the Director of Performance for USA Softball.

In this episode, Dr. Marcello talks about why Calories are an archaic form of energy measurement, handling team nutrition while on the road, and his thoughts about various supplements for enhanced sports performance.

Overview of Podcast Episode

Here is a brief outline of what we covered in the show –

  • Dr. Marcello’s Background & Career Evolution
  • Calories an archaic form of energy measurement
  • Strength coaches giving nutrition advice?
  • Handling team nutrition while on the road
  • Top supplements for sports performance
  • Supplements that should be avoided and why
  • Recommended nutritional resources
  • How to contact?

Sample Anytime Smoothie Recipe

CHERRY VANILLA SMOOTHIE

  • 1 1/2 ounces full fat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen cherries (do not thaw)
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries or 2 1/2 cups frozen whole strawberries
  • 1 cup 100% tart cherry juice or 100% cherry juice
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed

Connect with Dr. Marcello

Twitter: @bmarcello13

Website: Brandon Marcello PhD

Podcast – Dr. Jon Bartlett (Head of Science & Research at Gold Coast Football Club)

Podcast hosted by Historic Performancejon-bartlett

with Dr. Jon Bartlett (Head of Science & Research at Gold Coast Football Club)

Dr. Bartlett is a Sport Science Research Fellow at Victoria University and the Head of Science & Research at Gold Coast Football Club. However, during the date of this interview Dr. Jon Bartlett was still the Sport Scientist at the Western Bulldogs. His research interests include concurrent training, sleep, and nutrition.

While obtaining his PhD in Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition from Liverpool John Moores University, he worked both at Liverpool FC and the English Football Association as an Exercise Scientist. In both roles, he provided nutrition, monitoring, and recovery support.

In this episode, Dr. Bartlett talks about sleep research, the relationship between sleep & athletic performance, the reliability of sleep wristbands, and practical tips to optimize sleep.

Overview of Podcast Episode

Here is a brief outline of what we covered in the show –

  • Dr, Bartlett’s Career & Research Journey
  • How is sleep quality and quantity measured for research & practical purposes?
  • Reliability of sleep wristbands & recommendations
  • Differences in sleep patterns between general population & elite athletes
  • Sleep & athletic performance
  • How do you troubleshoot sleep disturbances with your athletes?
  • What areas should be further explored when it comes to sleep & athletic performance?
  • Recommendations for young applied sport scientists
  • How to contact?

Connect with Jon

Twitter: @JonBartlett66 

LinkedIn: Dr. Jon Bartlett

E-mail: Dr. Jon Bartlett

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Mark Jarvis

Podcast – Mark Jarvis (Director of Performance Solutions at the English Institute of Sport)

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with Mark Jarvis (Director of Performance Solutions at the English Institute of Sport)

n this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to my first guest who is working at the English Institute of Sport, Mark Jarvis. Mark is Director of Performance Solutions and provides some great information on training for team sports, endurance athletes and plyometrics for both these groups. Mark was such a great guy to speak with and AGAIN echoes the point that I actually know nothing after speaking to a guest.

In this episode you will learn –

  • Who is Mark Jarvis and how did he get to where he is today
  • Where to start when training for triathalon
  • Movement efficiency
  • Plyometrics for team sports
  • Plyometrics for endurance events
  • Strength training for endurance athletes
  • Mark’s PhD – quantifying plyometrics
  • About the book…‘Strength & Conditioning for Football’

Links mentioned in this episode –

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following me on Twitter @paceyperform or visiting the links below.

Mark can be found on Twitter @MMJTraining

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