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Oct 29, 2015

How prevalent are superstitious rituals in sports e.g., always wearing the same socks, eating the same meal or listening to the same music on game day? Do they serve actually serve a purpose?



Superstitious behavior in sport: Levels of effectiveness and determinants of use in three collegiate sports

Oct 27, 2015

Recovering from an injury can be one of the most difficult challenges an athlete can face.  In this episode I discuss two topics related to this issue. First, I look at the growing epidemic that is sport related concussions  and consider issues related to detection, assessment, multiple concussion syndrome, and when...

Oct 26, 2015

Dynavision is a visual training device that has been marketed for improving sports performance and has been around for roughly 25 years.  It has received a lot of anecdotal support from athlete but what does the research say about its effectiveness.  Surely, in 25 years there must be a ton of studies that have evaluated...

Oct 22, 2015

A discussion with Alana D’Andrade, Director of Business Development for Fitlight Sport Corporation whose main product is the Fitlight Trainer, a system designed to improve an athlete’s reaction time, speed, agility and awareness. Along with exploring the Fitlight Trainer in detail, we also discuss the value...