The Physical Performance Show: Summer Series Part 2: Recovery with Dr Shona Halson
In episode 307 of The Physical Performance Show features our Summer Series Part 2: Recovery with Dr Shona Halson, which includes extracts from our September 2020 Livestream event Recovery Essentials for Optimal Performance with Australian-based Assoc Prof Shona Halson.
Dr Halson delivered 4 modules during the Livestream:
- Fundamentals of Recovery
- Recovery Periodisation & Adaptation
- Sleep Science: Optimisation & Essentials
- Recovery Science Myth Busters
Dr Shona Halson has been touted as the ‘world’s leading expert on athlete recovery’.
Shona was the Director of the AUS Olympic Committees Recovery Centre at 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympic Games. Dr Halson was the Senior Exercise Physiologist Recovery Scientist at the Australian Institute of Sport for 15yrs and has more than 100 scientific papers to her name. Dr Halson has consulted with some of the world’s most loved and well-known brands, teams, and organisations including Nike.
To listen to Episode 307:
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- Mechanics of how we fall asleep and why adolescence athletes struggle to get out to bed
- Behaviour Changes in Athletes
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