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Episode 85 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘High Performance Science & Practice: In the Trenches’ with David Joyce MSc, currently Head of Athletic Performance at Greater Western Sydney Giants, Australia. In this session we get into:

  • Education, Experience & Critical Skills for Working in High Performance Sport
  • Working Fast and Slow: Embedding Research in High Performance Sport
  • Dirty Science, Clean Science
  • Evidence Based vs Evidenced Informed and Experienced Based Evidence
  • The Bigger Picture in High Performance
  • Working as a team within the team
  • Pain and Performance

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Episode 83 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Monitoring Training Load & Fatigue in Athletes” with Craig Twist PhD, University of Chester, UK. In this session we get into:

  • Defining Training Load and Fatigue
  • Relevance to Intermittent Sports (i.e. Rugby League / Union, Football etc)
  • Reasons for and Against Monitoring Training Load
  • Potential Load Monitoring Measures
  • Internal vs External Load
  • Methods of Monitoring Internal and External Load (Heart Rate, RPE, TRIMP, GPS, TMA, Questionnaires etc)
  • Importance of Individualised Monitoring
  • Assessing Meaningful Change
  • Conclusions and Practical Applications

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Episode 72 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Half-Time in Team Sports & Strategies that Influence Performance’ with Mark Russell PhD CSCS, Northumbria University, UK. In this session we get into:

  • Defining ‘Half-Time’ in team sports (i.e. in rugby, football, handball, netball etc)
  • Purpose of half-time (recovery, preparation, transition)
  • Overview of strategies employed in half-time (kit change, interaction with coach/players, injury management, body temperature maintenance, nutrition, hydration etc
  • Core temperature / muscle temperature at half time and relevance to performance in 2nd half
  • Hydro-nutritional strategies (muscle glycogen, blood glucose, fluid balance, sports drinks, mouth rinsing, gels, caffeine etc)

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