In the 52nd episode of the Historic Performance Podcast, I interview Dr. Hugh Fullagar. Dr. Fullagar is a Sports Science Coordinator with the University of Oregon American Football team.
I first learned of Dr. Fullagar from the Seattle Sounders sports science team when they announced that he will be presenting at this year's conference on Adapting to New High-Performance Environments: Learning the ‘Soft Skills’ and Building Relationships. After reviewing his research and talking to previous guests, I knew that I had to bring him on the podcast. I am honored that he accepted the invite.
In this episode, Dr. Fullagar talks about building relationships, how sports science fits into an American football environment, recovery & nutrition, and what is on the horizon in terms of sports science at Oregon.
Overview of Podcast Episode
Here is a brief outline of what we covered in the show -
- Hugh's Career & Sports Science Journey
- What peaked your interest to work with American Football?
- Overview of role & responsibilities as Sports Science Coordinator
- Sports science in the American football environment
- Importance of building relationships
- Main questions that sports science department is trying to answer at Oregon
- Recovery strategies
- Recommendations for young S&C coaches
- How to contact?
Connect with Dr. Fullagar
E-mail: Hugh Fullagar
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