Science for Sport Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

148 episodes of Science for Sport Podcast since the first episode, which aired on April 4th, 2020.

  • 148: How Speciality Bars Help Create World-Record Strength Levels

    January 30th, 2023  |  57 mins 24 secs
    barbells, bodybuilding, gains, lifting, muscle, powerlifting, speciality bars, strength, strength training

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 147: How To Use Cluster Sets As Your Secret Weapon In Sport Performance

    January 23rd, 2023  |  26 mins 58 secs
    gains, gym, lifting, max strength, performance, power, speed, sport, strength, training, velocity, workout

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 146: How Will Artificial Intelligence Revolutionise The Sporting World?

    January 16th, 2023  |  22 mins 15 secs
    ai, artificial intelligence, chatcpt, data analytics, data science, sport data, sport science

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 145: Can Wearable Resistance Get You Lightening Bolt Speed?

    January 9th, 2023  |  26 mins 35 secs
    athletics, football, jumping, resistance, running, soccer, speed, sport clothes, sport technology, sprinting, wearable resistance

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 144: World Cup Secrets: How Sport Science Supported Croatia's World Cup

    January 2nd, 2023  |  35 mins 28 secs
    croatia, fitness, football, messi, modric, recovery, soccer, strength, world cup

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 143: Elite-Level Training Tips For Women During Pregnancy

    December 26th, 2022  |  23 mins 21 secs
    athlete, baby, female athlete, physical training, pregnancy, pregnant athlete, training, workout

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 142: How Any Sport Can Learn From Powerlifting Secrets

    December 19th, 2022  |  24 mins 52 secs
    athlete, athletics, bench, deadlift, max strength, performance, powerlifting, sport, squat, strength

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 141: Are You Breathing Wrong? How You Can Use Nasal Breathing To Improve Performance

    December 12th, 2022  |  40 mins 54 secs
    arousal, breath, breathing, nasal breathing, nervous system, performance, relaxation, training

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 140: High-Performance Secrets At The Rugby League World Cup

    December 5th, 2022  |  22 mins 36 secs
    gps, muscle, performance, rugby, rugby league, rugby world cup, running, speed, strength, training, world cup

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 139: 3 Essential Sport Psychology Hacks Which Will Improve Your Performance Today

    November 28th, 2022  |  22 mins 44 secs
    mental performance, mental skills, mental skills training, psychology, sport, sport performance, sport psychology

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 138: The Past, Present And Future Of High Performance In Rugby

    November 21st, 2022  |  28 mins 3 secs
    aerobic, conditioning, endurance, gps, mouthguards, power, rugby, rugby league, rugby union, strength, tech, technology

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 137: Pain Science: How You Could Be Tricked Into Pain, And How To Deal With It

    November 14th, 2022  |  20 mins 54 secs
    brain, injury, neurology, pain, pain science, physio, rehab, science, strength, training

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 136: How To Use Ground Based Plyometrics For Elite Level Sporting Performance

    November 7th, 2022  |  43 mins 9 secs
    football, high jump, jumping, jumps, long jump, performance, plyometrics, soccer, sport, track, track & field

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 135: Could Poor Breathing Be Destroying Your Performance?

    October 31st, 2022  |  32 mins 20 secs
    arousal, breath, breathing, nervous system, performance, relaxation, sport performance, training

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 134: How The Menstrual Cycle Affects Sport Performance: Must-Know Info For Coaches And Athletes

    October 24th, 2022  |  25 mins 51 secs
    female athlete triad, female athletes, menstrual cycle, menstrual cycle sport, sport, training, women in sport

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.

  • 133: What Is The World's Most Physically Demanding Team Sport?

    October 17th, 2022  |  19 mins 26 secs
    afl, american football, aussie rules, conditioning, football, mls, nfl, power, rugby, soccer, speed, strength

    Come with us as we delve into the mysterious and exciting world of sports science…

    This entertaining podcast explores:

    • The science behind the world’s best athletes.
    • Current issues and events in the world of sport.
    • How to master the art and science of coaching.

    Every Monday, Matt Solomon chats with various experts to uncover the science and secrets behind what makes the best athletes in the world so damn good at what they do. They’ll also dive into global issues and events effecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

    Though anyone is welcome to join us on this journey, this podcast is primarily for:

    • S&C coaches/sports scientists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Nutritionists/Dieticians
    • Physical education teachers
    • Sports enthusiasts
    • Knowledge-seeking athletes

    If you’re any of the above, we challenge you to listen to an episode and not fall in love with this laugh-out-loud, brain-swelling podcast.