Dr. and Coach Josh “Nellie” Nelson is the Assistant AD, Applied Health and Performance Science at Penn State University where he’s doing the definition of this podcast – bringing the research to the reps. In his role, he’s unattached to another department within athletics so he and his staff are in a unique position of educating athletes, coaches and administration alike. With the aim of guiding all involved to data driven increased performance, the focus is on relationship building, trust, and collaboration.
Notable Time Stamps
0:03:50 Sport Scientist Role in Collegiate Athletics
0:06:45 Path to Becoming a Sport Scientist
0:12:20 Sport Science in Professional vs Collegiate Athletics
0:15:40 Athlete Buy-in with Sport Science
0:24:45 Sport Science Stigma
0:31:30 Sport Sciences in the Trenches
0:42:48 Challenges in Sport Science
0:56:10 Big 10 Football is Back
0:59:20 If You Knew Then What You Know Now
Episode 4 Positive PsychologyDr. Coach Rick McGuire, one of the most prolific sport psychologists of our time takes us through the most notable sport psychology names and research of the last century. But don’t mistake this for just a boring history lesson! His...
Episode 3 StressDr. Bryan Mann is our expert guest this episode as we dive into stress - our response to various stressors; how to adjust training for Covid-19 time off; measuring and tracking stress and more!Hosts Dr. Pat Ivey Javair Gillett Dr. Ted Lambrinides...
Episode 2 PEDsTed, Javair, and Pat are joined by Dr. Bob Murray to discuss performance enhancing drugs/substances. Covering the gamut from legal to illegal, what’s been proven to work versus what doesn’t have the science to back it up, and everything in between, there...