Episode 55

Gamechanger: Download An Entire Lab In Your Pocket


April 19th, 2021

21 mins 28 secs

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About this Episode

In episode 55 Carlos Balsalobre, Sport Scientist, joins us.

Specifically Carlos will be looking at:

  • Available performance testing apps
  • Validity and reliability
  • Advantages to app use
  • A case study

About Carlos

"’I am a sports scientist from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. My main interests are exercise performance, strength training and new technologies. I have a PhD. and two MSc. on High Performance in Sports and i’ve authored several scientific papers on peer-reviewed journals. I’m also an iOS developer, creator of My Jump Lab, a suite of 9 scientifically validated apps to measure performance with hundreds of thousands of downloads all over the world.

I've worked as a consultant in elite sports with NBA teams and elite runners, among others. Finally, i give talks on the topic of exercise performance, strength training and new technologies. I have given several talks in International MSc., Symposiums, Congresses or private events in Spain, France, Italy, UK or the USA. Also, i’m the main author of “Strength Training: New Methodological Perspectives”, the first multi-touch sport-sciences iBook in Spanish."

Twitter: @cbalsalobre
Instagram: @dr_cbalsalobre
Website: https://www.carlos-balsalobre.com/#about


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