The Question of One Leg or Two? Webinar

The Question of One Leg or Two? Webinar

The Question of One Leg or Two?  Making an Informed Decision Webinar

The topic of unilateral or bilateral strength training for the lower body can often be a divisive topic between S&C practitioners. The truth is both unilateral and bilateral strength training options can be effective for neuromuscular development. There may be additional benefits in using unilateral lower body strength training options in Athletic populations. However, in order to compare unilateral lifts to bilateral lifts the equivalent loading between these options needs to be quantified. 

The content in this presentation was born from a need to establish equivalent loading between unilateral and bilateral lifting in order to effectively implement a 1-Leg Squat in practice. This presentation provides a philosophical and practical resource to allow S&C practitioners to make informed decisions on the implementation of unilateral lower body strength training.

Presented by Mr Alex Natera, PhD

Alex has been a Strength & Conditioning coach in elite sport for the past 22 years. Over this time Alex has held a number of positions internationally across a range of professional football codes and across a number of Olympic sports within National sporting Institute systems in Europe, the Middle East and Australia. Within the Olympic sports setting Alex has predominantly worked with track & field sprinters and previous to his current role Alex was the Head of Strength & Power for GWS Giants in the AFL where in 2019 the Giants made it through to the Grand Final. In Alex's current role as Head of S&C for NSWIS, he is responsible for strategy, quality assurance and leadership of large department of S&C coaches working across 20 Olympic sports. 

Alex holds a BSc in Sport Science, an MSc in Applied Sport Science and is currently completing his PhD on repeat power ability. Alex consults to sporting franchises and institutes of sport globally, is a sought-after speaker and has published in peer reviewed scientific journals. Alex views physical development for sport performance in a very holistic way, partly due to his varied background in sport where he was originally a professional sportsman and then employed as a Head Coach while also briefly spending time in the academic world as a lecturer in Sport Science. Alex has been fortunate to play his part over his career in preparing athletes to achieve Olympic medals, World Championships, World Records and Premierships.


Friday, 24 September 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm  AEST

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  12:00pm - 1:30pm
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  10:00am - 12:30pm

Please note: This is a live webinar and needs to be watched at the specified time above. If you are unable to watch the webinar live, it will be produced as podcast and can be purchased within the following month.

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Target Audience

Any Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Sports Scientists Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientists Level 2 and/or Accredited High Performance Manager.



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