Pacey Performance Podcast #125 - Ben Ashworth (First Team Physiotherapist at Arsenal FC)

March 1, 2017

In the episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to first team physiotherapist at Arsenal Football Club, Ben Ashworth. Although Ben is a physio, he also has an Msc in strength and conditioning from St Mary's University in Twickenham. Ben is an expert when it comes to shoulder health which led to some very interesting discussions in part two of this episode.

In this episode you will learn -

  • Who is Ben Ashworth (background, education and current role)
  • Ben's thoughts around RTP protocols
  • Hamstring injury prevention
  • Monitoring strategies and how these are fed back to coaches to inform practice
  • Ben's relationship and opinion on the new ForceDecks force plates
  • Shoulder health and quantifying strength & RFD at the shoulder

Links mentioned -

Ben can be found on Twitter @benashworth

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord and the new Groinbar, a hip and groin strength measuring solution. They can be found at valdperformance.com and you can get more information on the groin bar at groinbar.com and on Twitter @groinbar.

This episode is also sponsored by Coach Me Plus who can be found on Twitter @CoachMePlus and at their website coachmeplus.com.

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following on Twitter @strengthofsci or visiting strengthofscience.com/podcast.

Enjoy

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