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Episode 10 – Postactivation Potentation

with guest Dr. Hugh Lamont

Episode 10 – Postactivation Potentiation

Episode 10 – Postactivation Potentiation

In recent years there has been a reinvigorated and growing interest in the investigation and use of potentiation complexes in strength and conditioning. In this episode we chat with Dr. Hugh Lamont to discuss the possible upsides and downsides of potentiation (or depression), mechanisms of postactivation potentiation…

Episode 9 – Women’s Pay In Sport

Episode 9 – Women’s Pay In Sport

Download episodeEpisode Details Equal pay for equal work right? Not so fast! As the U.S. women's soccer team doubles down on their demands for equal pay by calling out FIFA and suing U.S. Soccer, they highlight economic ignorance that has plagued us for some time. Of...

Episode 8 – Licensure in Strength and Conditioning

Episode 8 – Licensure in Strength and Conditioning

Download episodeEpisode Details Should you need a license to work as a strength and conditioning coach, sport scientist or sport coach? Unfortunately, those beating the drum for licensure simply assume that licensure improves the licensed profession. Perhaps more...

Episode 7 – Paying Athletes and the College Cartel

Episode 7 – Paying Athletes and the College Cartel

Download episodeEpisode Details Should college athletes get paid? If someone or some school is willing to do so, we sure think they should be! In this episode we chat with Andy Schwarz about paying college athletes, the college cartel the NCAA presides over, and the...

Episode 2 – Who Pays? The Funding, Growth and Quality of College Athletics

Episode 2 – Who Pays? The Funding, Growth and Quality of College Athletics

In this episode we talk with Dr. David Ridpath about the growth and future of college athletics, the sometimes perverse sources of funding in athletics and how the focus often has little to do with appropriately developing athletes. While we ran out of time at the end, Dr. Ridpath also provides a glimpse into some possible fixes and several options for developing alternatives to the system of college athletics we are familiar with today.