Science for Sport Podcast

Every Monday, discover the science and secrets behind the world’s best athletes and how you can become an expert coach.

About the show

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 affecting the world of sport, such as COVID-19 and gene doping.

Though anyone is welcome to join us on this enjoyable 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.

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Episodes

  • 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.

  • 132: Why Youth Sport Is Broken, and How We Can Fix It

    October 10th, 2022  |  25 mins 48 secs
    kids sport, ltad, school sport, youth athletes, youth development, youth 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.

  • 131: How Elite Football Teams Use Maximal Intensity Periods To Optimise Performance

    October 3rd, 2022  |  17 mins 31 secs
    american football, data, data science, football, gps, maximum intensity, maximum speed, soccer, sport science, team sport, 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.

  • 130: Can Training Visual Cues And Decision Making Take Your Performance To The Next Level?

    September 26th, 2022  |  24 mins 20 secs
    american football, choices, coaching, decision making, football, insight, nfl, soccer, sport, teaching, training, vision, visual cues

    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.

  • 129: How To Throw (Or Bowl!) Faster

    September 19th, 2022  |  20 mins 39 secs
    athletics, bowling, cricket, ipl, javellin, nba, pitching, throwing, throws

    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.

  • 128: The Secrets Of Using GPS Data For Gym Based Training

    September 12th, 2022  |  18 mins 57 secs
    american football, conditioning, fitness, football, gps, gym, 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.

  • 127: The Naked Truth: Is Barefoot Running Useful For Injury Prevention And Performance?

    September 5th, 2022  |  20 mins 59 secs
    barefoot running, endurance running, marathon, running, triathlon, walking

    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.

  • 126: Are Tattoos Actually Bad For Athletic Performance?

    August 29th, 2022  |  23 mins 57 secs
    aerobic conditioning, athlete, athletic performance, performance, physiology, sweat rates, sweating, tattoo, 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.

  • 125: $5,000,000 Contract: How Young Athletes Avoid The Pitfalls Of Sudden Wealth

    August 22nd, 2022  |  18 mins 46 secs
    accountants, agents, athletes, finance, millionaires, mlb, money, sudden wealth, wealth management

    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.