The Physical Performance Show: Oli Williamson, Senior Physiotherapist, British Triathlon ‘Navigating Triathlon & Endurance Sports Injuries-Part 2’

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In episode 240 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Oli Williamson, Senior Physiotherapist, British Triathlon ‘Navigating Triathlon & Endurance Sports Injuries in Part 2 of this Expert Edition.

In this week’s expert edition we feature Oli Williamson, Senior Physiotherapist for British Triathlon and the English Institute of Sport.  He shares around all things navigating triathlon and endurance sports injuries. This is also about common endurance injuries, all things bone tendon and joint related. If you missed last week’s episode, part one, you can listen in here.

During this expert edition, Part Two of navigating triathlon and endurance sports injuries, Oli shares some great tips around how to make a successful return to run program following injury. Oli explores in detail with some great tips around the rehabilitation of common running related injuries including tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis and recurring calf strain. 

Oli outlines the top mistakes that practitioners and endurance athletes make when working with endurance/triathlon injuries, he lays down that solitary piece of advice and issues a fantastic physical challenge that is going to have your calves burning.

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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Introduction to Oli Williamson
  • Return to running from Bone Stress Injuries
  • Top 3 mistakes that athletes make
  • Top 3 mistakes practitioners make
  • Tendinopathy injuries
  • Peak force vs Endurance
  • Focus on the big toe
  • 3 common mistakes that practitioners make in the field
  • Best Advice
  • Physical Challenge

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Quotes

“Emphasis on strength and conditioning.” – Best Advice
“Low Strength but high volume.”

Timeline

0:00 Start
3:20 Introduction to Oli Williamson
5:19 Return to running from Bone Stress Injuries
17:30 Top 3 mistakes that athletes make
18:30 Top 3 mistakes practitioners make.
24:37 Tendinopathy injuries
36:50 Peak force vs Endurance
41:30 Focus on the big toe
43:15 3 common mistakes that practitioners make in the field
49:00 Manual Therapies and rehab
53:00 Best Advice
57:26 Physical Challenge
1:04:26 Finish

People Mentioned

Johnny Brownlee – Double Olympic & Commonwealth Medallist, 2012 World Triathlon Series Champion
Alistair Brownlee – British triathlete
Vicky Holland – 2018 World Triathlon Series Champion & Olympic Bronze Medallist
Georgia Taylor-Brown – 2020 World Triathlon Champion
Rich Willy – Running Researcher & Physical Therapist at University of Montana (Assoc Prof.)
Rich Blagrove – Strength & Conditioning Coach, PhD Exercise Physiology, Author
Jill Cook – Tendon researcher
Alex Natera – Head Strength Power Speed Coach

Resources:

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  • Alex Natera: exercise video: Flattening the Slope – High Intensity Neuromuscular Strength Training w Limited Strength Equipment HERE>>

 

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