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

  • 124: Are Footballers Destroying Their In-Season Performance With Too Much Off-Season Gym Training?

    August 15th, 2022  |  23 mins 59 secs
    football, football specific, gym, off season, power, pre season, soccer, soccer specific, soccer training, speed, strength, 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.

  • 123: Learn Any Sporting Skill Faster Than Ever Using Elite Level Science

    August 8th, 2022  |  18 mins 49 secs
    american football, baseball, motor learning, passing, shooting, skill, soccer, tactics, technical skills, technique, tekkers

    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.

  • 122: Minimising The Interference Effect: How To Stop Aerobic Training From Killing Your Strength Gains

    August 1st, 2022  |  29 mins 17 secs
    endurance, interference effect, muscle, periodisation, physiology, power, rowing, speed, strength, swimming

    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.

  • 121: How To Avoid Career Ending Culture Shocks When Working Abroad

    July 25th, 2022  |  30 mins 42 secs
    abroad, coaching, coaching abroad, culture, culture shock, expat, moving, training, transition

    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.

  • 120: Is Blood Flow Restriction The Most Underused Weapon In Elite Performance?

    July 18th, 2022  |  27 mins 28 secs
    blood flow restriction, football, gains, hypertrophy, muscle mass, physiology, recovery, rugby, soccer, 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.

  • 119: Are Budget Alternatives Better Than Wallet-Busting Cryotherapy?

    July 11th, 2022  |  21 mins 46 secs
    cold, cooling, cryotherapy, ice baths, peroformance, pre season, recovery, regeneration, 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.

  • 118: How Professional Athletes Get Massive Vertical Jumps In The Off Season

    July 4th, 2022  |  35 mins 25 secs
    force, gym, jump height, jumping, power, speed, sprinting, strength, training, vertical jump, 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.

  • 117: VBT: Overcome The Obstacles To Rocket Gym Performance

    June 27th, 2022  |  30 mins 54 secs
    gym, hypertrophy, lifting, load-velocity profiling, power, speed, stregnth, training, vbt, velocity based 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.

  • 116: Qualities You Need To Maximise Your Impact On Physical Performance

    June 20th, 2022  |  24 mins 41 secs
    coach, coaching, football, international coaching, movement coaching, soccer, strength training, 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.

  • 115: Avoid Key Mistakes When Returning From ACL Injury

    June 13th, 2022  |  28 mins 20 secs
    acl, injury, ligament, physio, recovery, rehab, rehab training, rehabilitation, 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.

  • 114: How You Can Stop Heat Destroying Your Physical Performance

    June 6th, 2022  |  24 mins 51 secs
    athletics, cooling, endurance sport, heat, heat training, humidity, humidity training, physiology

    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.

  • 113: Kill Sport Specific Training: The Truth Behind Maximising Sport Performance

    May 30th, 2022  |  32 mins 44 secs
    gym training, power, speed, sport performance, sport specific, strength, transfer 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.

  • 112: Can Managing Mental Fatigue Bring You Next-Level Performance?

    May 23rd, 2022  |  23 mins 34 secs
    mental health, mental performance, mental recovery, performance psychology, psychology, 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.

  • 111: Strongman Secrets: Training Tips From The Planet's Strongest Athletes

    May 16th, 2022  |  30 mins 48 secs
    atlas stones, car pull, power, speed, strength, strongman, training, truck pull, worlds strongest man, yoke

    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.

  • 110: Play More, Win More, Earn More: Reducing Injury Risk In Sport

    May 9th, 2022  |  33 mins 16 secs
    acl, injury, load monitoring, physical training, physio, power training, rehabilitation, speed training, sport, sporting injury, 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.

  • 109: Game Speed: Can Field Based S&C Take Your Speed To The Next Level?

    May 2nd, 2022  |  24 mins 52 secs
    football, power, s&c, soccer, speed, sport, sport specific, 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.