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Brendan Thompson, PT, DPT, is a former All-American sprinter at the University of Iowa and current physical therapist and speed/sprint coach.
Brendan joins the show to talk about his college career and training experience with his own sprint work, the road to becoming a physical therapist and everything you can imagine when it comes to speed training and handling athletes.
From the importance of all sectors of athletic development building rapport to build athletes, the importance of staying in our scope of practice depending on our area of expertise and valuable technical/timing and data aspects of sprint training... this conversation covers many topics.
All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!
2:20 - Julian’s Nutrition Tip
5:10 - Brendan’s Background
12:40 – Hamstring Injuries
16:45 - Brendan’s Educational Experience in Becoming a Physical Therapist
23:17 – Staying in Your Scope of Practice
32:25 – Improving Speed
39:15 – Helping Athletes be Patient
44:00 – Keeping Data Accurate
51:50 – Lack of Sub-Max Training in Sprinting
59:00 – More Effort Does Not Guarantee Higher Performance
1:08:00 – How to Promote Gains in a Responsible Way as a Coach
1:11:40 - Brendan’s Last ThoughtsSupport the show