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Welcome to the Firstbeat Sports Podcast where we talk with coaches and sports scientists to explore the latest in performance monitoring and how it is making a difference in NCAA and pro sports alike. We're going to connect you with practical advice from the best in the business to help you take your athletes to the next level.

Welcome to the Firstbeat Sports Podcast where we talk with coaches and sports scientists to explore the latest in performance monitoring and how it is making a difference in NCAA and pro sports alike. We're going to connect you with practical advice from the best in the business to help you take your athletes to the next level.
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Finland

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Welcome to the Firstbeat Sports Podcast where we talk with coaches and sports scientists to explore the latest in performance monitoring and how it is making a difference in NCAA and pro sports alike. We're going to connect you with practical advice from the best in the business to help you take your athletes to the next level.

Language:

English

Contact:

435-363-9533


Episodes

6: Training load and recovery in MLB Minor Leagues – with Pat Trainor, Tampa Bay Rays - Ep. 6

6/27/2019
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On the line today is Pat Trainor. Pat is the Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator with the Tampa Bay Rays where he works with the club’s four affiliate teams. He has previously spent time with the San Diego Padres and Cleveland Indians. Among the topics Pat will discuss is his role in helping develop future talent, the use of heart rate data in Major League Baseball and the value of data when working with specific positions. Topics discussed in this episode: The complex role of...

Duration:00:30:07

5: How to train smarter - with Jeff Nevolo, South Carolina Women’s Tennis - Ep. 5

6/10/2019
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On the line today is Jeff Nevolo. Jeff is the Associate Head Coach for University of South Carolina Women’s Tennis. He is the 2018 ITA National Assistant Head Coach of the Year and has previously spent time with Air Force and Alabama. Jeff is here to discuss topics including, the end of ‘no pain, no gain’ training, how data can help avoid overtraining and the differences between international and U.S. athletes. Topics discussed in this episode: Learning and developing in a power conference...

Duration:00:20:46

4: The role of the modern athletic trainer - with Andy Bliz, Buffalo Men's Basketball - Ep. 4

4/30/2019
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On the line today is Andy Bliz. Andy is in his 6th year as Athletic Trainer for the University of Buffalo Men’s Basketball program. During this time, the Bulls have won 3 MAC Championships and appeared in the NCAA Tournament four times – including this year as 6 seeds. Andy holds a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training and a Master’s degree in Sports Management. He has previously worked with the Michigan State University football program. Andy is here to discuss the role of an athletic...

Duration:00:24:48

3: Training loads in mid-major basketball - with Henry Barrera, Liberty Men's Basketball - Ep. 3

3/15/2019
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On the line today is Henry Barrera. Henry is the Director of Performance for the Liberty Men’s Basketball program, who are heading to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014 after being crowned Atlantic Sun Conference Champions in their first season in the conference. His 14-year career in coaching and performance training has included stops at Nike World Headquarters, Concordia University and West Linn High School – one of the top programs in the United States. Henry also trains...

Duration:00:20:57

2: Managing athlete well-being & performance - with Michael Vaughan, Merrimack Women's Ice Hockey - Ep. 2

2/12/2019
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On the line today is Michael Vaughan. Mike in his fourth year as Director of Women’s Ice Hockey Operations at Merrimack College where he also serves as the team’s Strength and Conditioning Coach. He has previously worked with the United States Women’s National Hockey Team and has spent time as a S&C coach at Mike Boyle’s Strength & Conditioning. Topics discussed with this episode: • Putting together a sport-specific training program • The challenge of load management in ice hockey • The...

Duration:00:20:57

1: The role of the modern S&C coach - with Kevin Cronin, Colorado College - Ep. 1

1/8/2019
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Topics discussed in this episode: - Kevin's thoughts on the role of today's strength & conditioning coach - How to improve buy-in amongst coaches and players when working with new technology - Is it better to lift before or after running? - Differences between internal and external workloads - Balancing D1 and D3 athletes - Kevin's best insights from Firstbeat Sports (https://www.firstbeat.com/en/professional-sports/team-solutions/) ' athlete monitoring platform Timestamps: • How Kevin ended...

Duration:00:33:22