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.
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.
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.
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.
Welcome to the Firstbeat Sports Podcast
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.
Supporting players during COVID-19 – with Stephen Volek, Head S&C Coach, Binghamton Devils – Ep. 14
The Binghamton Devils S&C coach talks the impact of the Coronavirus, handling the grueling AHL schedule, position-specific data, and working with the New Jersey Devils to create a consistent strength and conditioning program.
Training During the Coronavirus Pandemic – with Martin Spohrer, Eintracht Frankfurt - Ep. 13
The Eintracht Frankfurt Strength and Conditioning coach discusses the changes to training and procedure caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping players engaged, and how he acclimatizes new signings to ‘Bundesliga fitness’.