FA Medical Society- “Readiness to train” reflections

So I am currently travelling home from another evening of lectures at the FA Medical Society up in London. The theme of this evening's lectures all related to "readiness to train" and screening of our athletes. Below are some of the key points that I took from the evening; Snapshot or trend? This is one... Continue Reading →


Hypermobility Talk- Leslie Nicholson

So I am sat on the train pulling out of Victoria after again sprinting for a train and making it by the skin of my teeth!! I had the pleasure of being invited along by Jane Simmonds to a lecture given by Leslie Nicholson of Sydney University who had very kindly agreed to talk about... Continue Reading →

Infographic & Discussion- van Dyk et al. (2018)- Interseason variability in isokinetic strength

Aims- 1) Describe season-to-season variability of isokinetic strength testing. 2) Investigate the relationship between isokinetic muscle strength testing and eccentric strength testing Methods- Data prospectively collected from 288 players in the Qatar Super League. Players underwent full pre-season testing involving isokinetic and NHE strength testing. Results- 1) Poor correlation between isokinetic eccentric torque and NHE peak force. 2)... Continue Reading →

External Contributions

Below is a list of contributions that I have made to external websites and podcasts; Vald Performance- Guest Research Summary- Presland et al. (2017) article discussion- https://www.valdperformance.com/guest-research-summary-adam-johnson-1/ Pacey Performance Podcast #187- https://www.strengthofscience.com/pacey-performance-podcast/pacey-performance-podcast-187-adam-johnson-josh-hook/ British Journal of Sports Medicine Guest Blog- Football focus series: Why the risky business of hamstring injuries makes eccentrics essential for injury prevention- https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2018/07/06/football-focus-series-why-the-risky-business-of-hamstring-injuries-makes-eccentrics-essential-for-injury-prevention/ Guest Reviewer for... Continue Reading →

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