Professor Mark De Ste Croix (University of Gloucestershire): What does the research say?

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Professor Mark De Set Croix has published over 100 articles and presented at over 100 conferences across the globe. He works predominantly in football, identifying injury risk via screening and implementing prevention programmes. A key focus of his work is to help coaches develop their understanding of prevention strategies. After undertaking his teacher training degree […]

Aimee O’Keeffe (Manchester United Women): Why fuelling properly matters for health and performance in the female footballer.

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Aimee Ellen O’Keeffe is a Performance Nutritionist at Manchester United Women’s team and owner of Committed Nutrition Ltd, her own private nutrition coaching company. Aimee is passionate about the female athlete, particularly breaking down barriers to fuelling and changing attitudes towards carbohydrates. Aimee has carried out a lot of research since starting in her role […]

Dr Liz Durder-Myers (PE Scholar): Is it about us or about them?

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Dr Liz Durden-Myers is a physical education researcher and teacher educator with over 15 years’ experience within education across the primary, secondary and higher education sectors. She is currently a Senior Lecturer In Physical Education at the University of Gloucestershire & Bath Spa University, Managing Director & Co-Founder at PE Scholar & Scholary and Past […]

Joel Brannigan (Northumbria University): Commit to consistency.

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Joel Brannigan is an experienced coach and manager, having worked in strength and conditioning since his retirement from professional rugby in 2004, with a career that say him playing for Edinburgh, London Welsh RFC and Newcastle Falcons RFC and representing Scotland at international level. Accredited in 2007, Joel has worked with success across a diverse […]

Sophie Pidcock (Brisbane Boys College): Helping teenage boys make better decisions.

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Sophie is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Brisbane Boys’ College in Australia. She has spent many years working in the youth athletic development space and also has experience in a professional sporting capacity. Her current role at Brisbane Boys’ College sees her responsible for the implementation and continued improvement of sport specific S&C […]

Paudie Roche (Arsenal FC Academy): Applying Growth & Maturation assessments in a Professional Academy.

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Paudie Roche is the Head Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach for Arsenal Football Club. Prior to this he was the Lead U9-U.6 coach and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Physical Development Framework for the Academy. Currently he leads the physical development programme for the U18 and U23 squads and works alongside […]

David “Jacko” Jackson (Rooted Life): Breathing Basics.

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David Jackson is an Advanced Oxygen Advantage breathwork coach, a former professional rugby player, Accredited UKSCA Strength & Conditioning coach, NASM performance enhancement & corrective exercise specialist and co-founder of the School of Calisthenics that combines movement and breathwork to develop freedom in our bodies and minds. Having worked with professional & recreational athletes to enhance performance […]