How much, how hard, how often? Are our young athletes doing too much - how do we as parents and coaches manage this? In this episode we interview Dr Tim Gabbett - International Sports Consultant. Dr Tim Gabbett has over 20 years experience working as an applied sport scientist with athletes and coaches from wide range of sports. He holds a PhD in Human Physiology (2000) and has completed a second PhD in the Applied Science of Professional Football (2011), with special reference to physical demands, injury prevention, and skills acquisition.
Tim has worked with elite international athletes over several Commonwealth Games (2002 and 2006) and Olympic Games (2000, 2004 and 2008) cycles. He continues to work as a sport science and coaching consultant for several high performance teams around the world. Tim has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and has presented at over 200 national and international conferences. He is committed to performing world-leading research than can be applied in the "real world" to benefit high performance coaches and athletes.
Having a world class professional in this space to talk about his experiences and insights is simply awesome. Standby for a huge number of tricks and tips!
In this episode we cover;
Resources Dr Tim Gabbett
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