In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Associate Athletics Director of Student-Athlete High Performance at the College of William and Mary, Erik Korem. This episode was an absolute cracker and thank you to the guys at Omegawave for making the introduction. Erik has had an incredible career starting out at Fort Valley State University and working his way to Florida State, the University of Kentucky and then onto the NFL with the Houston Texans. Erik also has a PhD from the University of Kentucky.

Hope you enjoy this episode with Erik Korem.

In this episode we discussed…

  • Who Erik Korem (background, education and current role)?
  • Training readiness & recovery
    • HRV and DC potential
      • Omegawave
    • Questionnaires
    • Sleep hygiene
    • Recovery periodisation
  • Training
    • Strength when speed is the goal
    • Testing sessions
    • Specificity
    • The effect of sports science in US sport
  • Leadership & evaluation
    • Empowering athletes
    • Empowering staff
    • Coach evaluation

Erik can be found on Twitter @erikkorem

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics

This episode is also sponsored by Fatigue Science. Fatigue Science combine wearable technology with biomathematical science developed by the US Army to offer fantastic insights into sleep and cognitive fatigue. Fatigue Science can be found at fatiguescience.com.

This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at imeasureu.com and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu.

This episode is also sponsored by Omegawave, the only non-invasive readiness technology to assess both brain and heart. Omegawave can be found at omegawave.com and you can follow them on Twitter @omegawave.

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Enjoy

PP

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