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Synapse Performance Podcast

By David Nolan

The Synapse Performance Podcast bridges the gap between science & application bringing your expert guests in the areas of performance science & athletic development. It's a must listen for any athlete or coach interested in pragmatic evidence-based information.

  1. 1.
    Episode 97 - Sami Dowling & Shane Cahill - The Realities of "Making It" in the S&C Industry11/8/2019
    1:18:50
  2. 2.
    Episode 96 - Dr. Harry Dorrell - Using Velocity Based Loading to Optimize Adaptation to Resistance Training10/25/2019
    56:47
  3. 3.
    Episode 95 - Dr. Oliver Barley - The Potential Applications of Heat Acclimation for Combat Sports Weight Cutting Strategies10/10/2019
    1:07:40
  4. 4.
    Episode 94 - Broderick Chavez - Understanding the Tenants of Biology & the Importance of Blood Work10/3/2019
    1:12:23
  5. 5.
    Episode 93 - Hugh Gilmore - Behaviour Change, Applied Sports Psychology Strategies & Bullshit in Psychology9/27/2019
    1:06:35
  6. 6.
    The Functional Movement Screen? Does it have uses or is it pointless - Episode 92 ft. Andrew Patton & Arthur Lynch9/20/2019
    55:17
  7. 7.
    How to Ensure You Get High Quality Data from Performance Testing - Episode 91 - Solo Podcast9/13/2019
    31:41
  8. 8.
    A "how to" guide to becoming a S&C coach and is S&C over-emphasized in sport? - Episode 908/30/2019
    31:06
  1. 9.
    Children are Not Just Small Adults: Insights and Advice for Youth Coaching - Episode 89 ft. Shane Smith8/16/2019
    52:23
  2. 10.
    Coaching UFC Fighters and Other Elite Athletes Online - Episode 88 - Dan Garner8/1/2019
    49:02
  3. 11.
    Steroids in GAA & Rugby, Advice for young S&C coaches, Assumptions & more.. Listener Q&A Episode7/26/2019
    35:19
  4. 12.
    Optimizing Performance for Boxing: A Detailed Discussion of S&C for the Sport of Boxing - Episode 86 - Dr. Alan Ruddock6/28/2019
    1:02:09
  5. 13.
    Questions You Want Answered! - Episode 85 - Listener Q&A6/21/2019
    33:40
  6. 14.
    Why You Probably Don't Actually Understand Force & Mechanics as an S&C - Episode 84 - Dr. Dan Cleather6/14/2019
    57:50
  7. 15.
    Is Weight Training the Key to Tackling Childhood Obesity? - Episode 83 - Helen Collins6/7/2019
    45:26
  8. 16.
    Does Different Training Influence the Type of Muscle Growth Which Occurs? Episode 82 - Dr. Cody Haun - Myofibrillar versus Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy5/31/2019
    55:54
  9. 17.
    Why It's Time to Stop Using the Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio!... and Other Dogmas in Sports Science - Episode 81: Dr. Franco Impellizzeri - Arguments Against the ACWR, Worst Case Scenario & Tactical Periodisation5/24/2019
    1:27:15
  10. 18.
    Episode 80 - Robbie Bourke: Effective Interning, Networking & Continual Development12/20/2018
    1:11:48
  11. 19.
    Episode 79 - Dr. Gary Mendoza - Driving Behaviour Change & Employing Motivational Interviewing12/7/2018
    42:08
  12. 20.
    Episode 78 - Steve Thompson - Velocity Based Training: A Comprehensive Overview of Practical Applications & Future Directions11/27/2018
    56:44
  13. 21.
    Episode 77 - Fergus Connolly, PhD. - A Holistic View of Athletic Performance: Sports Science, Data vs. Insight, S&C, and Career Lessons11/6/2018
    1:00:56
  14. 22.
    Episode 76 - Dr Eric Helms: Career Lessons, Motivations & Metacognition in Sports Sciences10/28/2018
    1:10:09
  15. 23.
    Episode 75 - Lee Bell: The Science of Overtraining & the Realities of Professional Fitness Writing10/15/2018
    55:42
  16. 24.
    SPP - Episode 74 - Alex Kolliari-Turner - The Science of Anabolic Steroids: A balanced and comprehensive discussion about steroids9/11/2018
    1:10:06
  17. 25.
    Episode 73 - Dr. Paul Rimmer - How to Conduct a Needs Analysis, Individual vs. Team Coaching, Nutritional Monitoring Strategies8/22/2018
    1:06:08
  18. 26.
    SPP - Episode 72 - Jacob Schepis: Client Buy-In, Effective Coaching Systems & Learning from Past Mistakes7/20/2018
    1:14:59
  19. 27.
    SPP - Episode 71 - Dr. Cody Haun: Extreme Volume Training and the Proportional Supplemental Protein Hypothesis, The Realities of a PhD.7/13/2018
    1:05:05
  20. 28.
    SPP - Episode 70 - Dr. Austin Baraki: Resistance Training for Chronic Disease & The Biopsychosocial Model of Pain & Training Fatigue7/7/2018
    1:01:22
  21. 29.
    SPP - Episode 69 - Dr. Israel Halperin - Metascience: Strengthening Sports & Exercise Sciences, Internal Validity of Research & A Rationale for Case Studies6/30/2018
    52:53
  22. 30.
    SPP - Episode 68 - Andy Morgan - Coaching Philosophies, Networking, Personal Development6/21/2018
    58:51
  23. 31.
    Episode 67 - Patrick Umphrey - Empathy, Rates of Progression, Pragmatism & Building a Loyal Tribe6/7/2018
    53:58
  24. 32.
    SPP Ep.66 - Dr. Catherine Norton: Protein Quality & Distribution, Applied Sports Nutrition in an Elite Environment5/31/2018
    45:30
  25. 33.
    SPP - Episode 65 - Jim Elli: Practical Nutritional Approaches for Powerlifters5/25/2018
    1:02:03
  26. 34.
    Episode 64 – Pascal Flor – Considerations for the Female Physique Athlete5/17/2018
    44:53
  27. 35.
    Episode 63 – Alan Flanagan: Circadian Rhythms, Saturated Fats & Why We Must Approach Nutritional Science in a Unique Way.5/11/2018
    1:11:09
  28. 36.
    Episode 62 - Panel Discussion: Dr. Quinn Henoch, Dr. Greg Lehman & Dr. Paul McCarroll4/30/2018
    1:21:06
  29. 37.
    Episode 61 - Speed & Agility Development for the GAA Athlete4/16/2018
    37:54
  30. 38.
    Episode 60 - Ciaran O'Regan (Part II) - Combat Sports & Brain Damage, Life Lessons from the Samurai4/7/2018
    59:16
  31. 39.
    Episode 59 - Ciaran O'Regan - S&C considerations for field sports & combat sports.3/31/2018
    46:16
  32. 40.
    Episode 58 - Dominic Munnelly - A Sustainable Way to a Healthier You3/24/2018
    41:31
  33. 41.
    Episode 57 - John Kiely - The Nuances of Periodisation & The Role of Stress in Athletic Performance3/16/2018
    55:59
  34. 42.
    Episode 56 - Dr. James Hoffman, Dr Quinn Henoch, Dr. Greg Lehman - Highlights & Best Bits10/6/2017
    34:10
  35. 43.
    Ep. 55 - Listener Questions  9/29/2017
    41:34
  36. 44.
    Episode 54 - Bryce Lewis - Cueing, Importance of Communication & Goal Setting.9/22/2017
    40:05
  37. 45.
    Episode 53 – Mike Tuchscherer – Alternatives to Periodisation, Peaking & Tapering, The Role of Personality on Training Style (And a Few Tangents)9/15/2017
    58:29
  38. 46.
    Episode 52 – Listener Questions – Lifting Accessories and Weight Fluctuations/Cuts8/18/2017
    32:38
  39. 47.
    Episode 51 – Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky – Exosomes: Current Research and Future Possibilities8/11/2017
    48:45
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    Episode 50 - Dr. Jordan Feigenbaum - Powerlifting Injuries & Impact on Heart Health, Weight Training Effects on Bone Health & Quality of Life8/4/2017
    57:37
  41. 49.
    Episode 49 - Danny Lennon (Part II) - An Unbiased Look at Artificial Sweeteners & Gluten7/27/2017
    35:24
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    Episode 48 – Danny Lennon (Part I) – Aggressive Dieting & Weight-Cutting for Same Day Competition7/23/2017
    45:28

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