In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Sports Science Coordinator & Assistant Strength & Conditioning at Miami Dolphins, Adam Lachance. Adam has a fascinating story, coming from a military background and ending up at the Dolphins after studying at the University of Miami. For someone who by his own admission is more or an S&C coach than what we may class as a sports scientist, he is doing an incredible job. Bridging the gap between the two roles and the technical coaches is something we dive deep into during this episode as I feel that this is sometimes missed in conversations about sports technology.

If you enjoyed this episode with Adam Lachance, you may enjoy these episodes that also discuss force plate analysis with Eric Renaghan, Daniel Cohen, and Phil Graham Smith.

In this episode, we discuss –

  • Who is Adam Lachance (background, education and current role)
  • How the military has influenced your career?
    • What pro sport can learn from the military
  • Force plate analysis
    • Performance
      • Collecting trainable metrics
      • Improving metrics through training
    • Readiness & fatigue
      • Metrics and analysis
    • Reviewing technology
      • Which metrics can we trust?
    • Feedback of information
  • The sports science position
    • Understanding the constraints of the game, environment, competition
    • Being athlete facing vs being behind a laptop
Adam can be found on LinkedIn HERE.

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