This CPD event will provide you with a review of application of run-specific isometrics within the lower limb rehabilitation setting, covering;
- Isometric training vs. traditional training
- A brief history of isometric training
- Training variables to consider and corresponding adaptions
- The effect on performance
- The creation of run specific isometrics
- Loading, planning and periodisation
- Run specific isometrics in RTP
- Loading parameters and progressions
- KPI’s and RTP criteria
- RTP and beyond
Head of Strength and Conditioning for NSW Institute of Sport
Alex has been a S&C coach in elite sport for the past 22years. Over this time Alex has held a number of positions internationally across a range of professional football codes and a number of Olympic sports within National sporting Institute systems in Europe, the Middle East and Australia. Within the Olympic sports setting Alex has predominantly worked with track & field sprinters and previous to his current role Alex was the Head of
Strength & Power for GWS Giants in the AFL where in 2019 the Giants made it through to the Grand Final. In Alex’s current role as Head of S&C for NSWIS, he is responsible for strategy, quality assurance and leadership of a large department of S&C coaches working across 20 Olympic sports.
Alex holds a BSc in Sport Science, an MSc in Applied Sport Science and is currently completing his PhD on repeat power ability. Alex consults to sporting franchises and institutes of sport globally, is a sought-after speaker and has published in peer reviewed scientific journals. Alex views physical development for sport performance in a very holistic way, due to his varied background in sport, having been a Head Coach, lecturer in Sport Science and prepared athletes to achieve Olympic medals, World Championships, World Records and Premierships.