In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to the Director of Performance Science at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dave Hamilton. This is a part 2, 4 and a half years in the making and a lot has changed. Dave has gone from USA Field Hockey to Penn State University to Tampa Bay Buccaneers, holding the title of Director of Performance Science at each one. In this episode, I wanted to chat about some of the areas we covered 4 years ago and get Dave’s up to date perspective. But I also wanted to dive a little bit deeper into Dave’s thoughts on some new areas which are listed below.

If you enjoyed this episode, check out my first chat with Dave on episode #42.

Hope you enjoy this episode with Dave Hamilton.

In this episode we discussed…

  • Who is Dave Hamilton (background, education and current role)
  • Assessing movement competency/quality
    • Periodic screening vs ongoing monitoring
    • RSI – protocols
  • Monitoring fatigue & enhancing recovery
    • Practical implications of testing across different environment
    • Making changes based on the data
    • Recovery protocols
  • Creating a culture of over measuring and being too cautious with players?
    • Building an environment of hard work & accountability

Dave can be found on Twitter @dkhammy

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 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.

This episode is also sponsored by Athlete Monitoring the world’s most comprehensive, versatile and cost-effective Athlete Health & Performance Management platform for elite sports. You can find their website at athletemonitoring.com or on Twitter @athletemonitor

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