21 episodes

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.

Firstbeat Sports (https://www.firstbeat.com/en/professional-sports/team-solutions/) is an advanced heartbeat analysis-based solution for professional sports for monitoring the athletes' training load, recovery and for testing their fitness. The software provides unique tools to monitor training intensity and cumulative training load in real time and in post-analysis through advanced individual and group reporting.

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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.

Firstbeat Sports (https://www.firstbeat.com/en/professional-sports/team-solutions/) is an advanced heartbeat analysis-based solution for professional sports for monitoring the athletes' training load, recovery and for testing their fitness. The software provides unique tools to monitor training intensity and cumulative training load in real time and in post-analysis through advanced individual and group reporting.

    Data Driven Training in UFC – with Roman Fomin, Director of Sport Science at Ultimate Fighting Championship – Ep. 20

    Data Driven Training in UFC – with Roman Fomin, Director of Sport Science at Ultimate Fighting Championship – Ep. 20

    Roman Fomin is the Director of Sport Science at the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is based at the UFC APEX, a state-of-the-art, 130,000-square-foot production facility in Las Vegas that opened in 2019.

    • 49 min
    Optimizing Hydration, Salt Intake and Load Management with Professional Athletes – with Tamara Hew-Butler, Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology, Wayne State Warriors – Ep. 19

    Optimizing Hydration, Salt Intake and Load Management with Professional Athletes – with Tamara Hew-Butler, Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology, Wayne State Warriors – Ep. 19

    Dr Tamara Hew-Butler is a podiatric physician and associate professor of Exercise and Sports Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Topics of this episode include hydration, internal and external load, salt intake and combining the art of coaching with science.

    • 36 min
    Using Technology to Reduce Injuries – with Steve Chouinard, Associate Athletic Director for Health and Performance, Colgate Raiders – Ep. 18

    Using Technology to Reduce Injuries – with Steve Chouinard, Associate Athletic Director for Health and Performance, Colgate Raiders – Ep. 18

    In this episode, we’re chatting with Steve Chouinard about reducing injury risks with tech in elite sports. Steve is Associate Athletic Director for Health and Performance at Colgate Athletics.

    • 24 min
    5 Consecutive Championship Wins and the Growth of NCAA Ice Hockey - With Katie Delude, Northeastern University Women's Ice Hockey – Ep. 17

    5 Consecutive Championship Wins and the Growth of NCAA Ice Hockey - With Katie Delude, Northeastern University Women's Ice Hockey – Ep. 17

    On the line today is Katie Delude. Katie is Head Athletic Trainer at Northeastern University where she works with the women’s ice hockey team who have won five championships in a row since 2018.

    She talks about the state of college hockey and its future, to ice or not to ice injuries, what is the most useful Firstbeat metric for Katie and how to get the most out of data with teamwork.

    • 35 min
    Real-time Training Guidance and Better Athlete Relationships - With Jaime Fernandez, University of Arizona Women's Basketball – Ep. 16

    Real-time Training Guidance and Better Athlete Relationships - With Jaime Fernandez, University of Arizona Women's Basketball – Ep. 16

    On the line today is Jaime Fernandez. Jaime is the Assistant Director of Olympic Sports at the University of Arizona where he works specifically with the Wildcats Women's Basketball program.

    He talks about the importance of being persistent, the role of technology in S&C, return to play protocol with Firstbeat Sports, teams historical NCAA tournament, and matching the intensity from games in drills.

    • 32 min
    From Club Team to Big 10 Champions - with Cam Davidson, Penn State Ice Hockey – Ep. 15

    From Club Team to Big 10 Champions - with Cam Davidson, Penn State Ice Hockey – Ep. 15

    Penn State’s Assistant Director of Performance Enhancement talks about the program’s transition from club level to Division I, the traits of elite student-athletes, and how monitoring intensity helps build a winning program.

    • 48 min

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