Jamie Salter has worked in professional football and rugby league with both youth and adult athletes in a physical preparation role at Barnsley FC, Middlesbrough FC and York Knights RLFC whilst working with various athletes on an ad-hoc basis for many years. Alongside applied experience, he has spent most of my career in education as a lecturer in further and higher education environments. He is currently a Lecturer at York St John University delivering to under- and post-graduate students in areas of injury prevention, rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. He has presented at several major international conferences and is a current PhD candidate researching the associations between biological maturation and training loads in youth football.
In this episode Jamie discusses:
His unique method of getting work experience in professional football.
An influential experience coaching for Everton FC's disability group.
His strength of building rapport and relationships with students and athletes.
His research on training load and maturation monitoring at professional football academies.
His research on the perceptions of training load in athletes of different maturity status.
His current thought on the relationship between accelerations, decelerations and change of direction on growth related injuries.
You can keep up to date with Jamie via his Twitter: @jay_salter and @AthleteDiscov , via Instagram: @athletediscovery and via the website www.athletediscovery.co.uk .
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