ESSA and Nike Running Think Tank - Keeping Consistency in Training Recording
ESSA and Nike Running are delighted to introduce the “2021 Think Tank Series”. This series of events will bring together leading minds from sports science and physiology to discuss strategies on training and performance improvement and consistency. These learning and discussion opportunities are open to all with a hunger to learn and discuss.
This first event recording will allow you to spend an informative hour listening to our panel discuss strategies to reduce injuries and improve performance. The experts cover everything from mindset to biomechanics at both a professional and amateur level of performance.
This is a recording of the ESSA and Nike Running Think Tank presented on 5 March 2021.
Presented by Dr Michael Ryan, Carmen Colomer & Avish Sharma
Dr Michael Ryan:
Dr Michael Ryan is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. Dr Ryan is a global leader in the role of footwear and injury risk in runners. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles in top journals in the fields of sports medicine, orthopaedics and biomechanics.
Carmen is currently the Director of Sports Carmen is currently the Director of Sports Science for the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA where her primary objective is to manage training load and recovery to minimize time-loss from games and attenuate the effects of fatigue from the heavily congested travel and playing schedule.
Prior to Carmen’s current role, she spent almost a decade in high-performance sport working for teams such as the Melbourne Rebels, ACT Brumbies and Brisbane Broncos where she developed a keen interest in training load monitoring, fatigue and recovery.
Carmen also earned her stripes as a physiologist, completing a traineeship at the Victorian Institute of Sport and a postgraduate scholar position at the Australian Institute of Sport before beginning her PhD in Complex Systems Analysis in rugby union.
Carmen also provides consultancy services to organizations, such as Fiji Rugby in preparation for the Rugby World Cup.
Avish is currently physiology and research lead at Triathlon Australia. He previously worked in the sports of Athletics and Swimming whilst completing his PhD in altitude training at the Australian Institute of Sport. His interests include endurance physiology, developmental pathways for sport scientists, learning to surf, and eating noodles.
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