Among athletic performance coaches, it’s common to hear the virtues of sports science shouted from the proverbial rooftops. But is there a lack of real science in the so-called sports science of our weight rooms?
Dr. Jeremy Weeks, the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Pennsylvania, is a firm believer in applying the scientific method to answer important questions about improving athletic performance. In this episode, he discusses how and more importantly why coaches shouldn’t be afraid to embark on a journey of scientific discovery for themselves.
Three Cycle Strength Episode Rundown: Jeremy Weeks
Guest Introduction: 2:27
Demystifying Research: 5:25
The Framework of Sports Science: 12:03
Your Role in the Scientific Process: 14:47
Getting Buy-in and Cutting Red Tape: 16:57
The Razor’s Edge Between Art and Science: 14:45
Strength Stories: 32:11
Tools of the Trade: 38:41
Food for Thought: 46:00
Killer Grams: 49:12
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