Ask the Expert: Dr Emma Mosley (Solent University)

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Dr Emma Mosley is a Lecturer in Sport Psychology in the Department of Sport Science and Performance at Solent University. Emma has a PhD in exploring psychophysiological reactions of athletes when performing under pressure. In addition to academic qualifications, Emma is in the final stages of her British Association for Sport and Exercise Science accreditation in […]

Ask the Expert: Dr Joe Eisenmann

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 Dr. Joe Eisenmann is a diverse scholar-practitioner with 25 years of experience as a professor, researcher, sport scientist, coach educator, strength & conditioning coach, and youth sports coach. Currently, he is a consultant and serves as the Head of Sport Science for Volt Athletics, Perform-X Training Systems, Sports Performance Tracking GPS, and the National Strength […]

Growth and Maturation in Academy Footballers (Guest Blog: Steve Curnyn – Hibernian FC Academy)

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Steve Curnyn is Head of Academy Football Medicine and Science at Hibernian FC Academy. After a fantastic site visit to see behind the scenes at Hibernian FC, he generously accepted a request to write a guest post on growth and maturation in youth footballers and the monitoring and adaptation to their day to day training […]

Ask the Expert: Dr Richard Blagrove (Birmingham City University)

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Richard is the Course Leader for the BSc Sport and Exercise Science at Birmingham City University, previously working at St Mary’s University for eight years as Programme Director for the BSc Strength and Conditioning Science, and was Lead S&C Coach for Sport and Health Services. Richard is an Accredited S&C Coach and previously a Director […]

Book review: Why We Sleep

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Title: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams Author: Matthew Walker (PhD) Topic: Sleep, Health, Performance, Learning, Memory Appropriate for: Literally everyone but especially – Parents of athletes, Teachers, Athletes, Coaches, Support Staff Overall rating: 5/5 – go out and get it now!!! Overview: I first heard about this book after listening to […]