Talking the Intersection of Science and Sport on the Physical Preparation Podcast
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Mike Robertson for his Physical Preparation Podcast.
This episode on the Physical Preparation Podcast included:
What led Jo to the world of physical preparation as an athlete growing up
How her career path brought her to the U.S.
The evolution of sports science over the years
How the role of strength and conditioning coaches expanded with sports science
Integrating sports science into a team’s daily activities
Decision-making hygiene and how scientific processes can help with objective decision-making
The art and importance of simplification in communicating sports science
The beginner’s mindset and how being new to a sport has helped Jo as a practitioner
What Jo means by ‘having an external sounding board’ and how it can impact teams and individuals
How working in different sports and countries has helped Jo develop as a scientist and as a person
The hardest part of working in elite sport