Pacey Performance Podcast #144 - Rhodri Lloyd (Senior Lecturer in Strength & Conditioning at Cardiff Metropolitan University)
In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I have the pleasure in speaking to Senior Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Rhodri Lloyd. Rhodri is Senior Lecturer on the Strength & Conditioning course but also has numerous publications in the area of youth and adolescent training and a book titled Strength and Conditioning for Youth Athletes which is co-edited with Jon Oliver. If you are interested in getting full texts of some of Rhodri's research, you can visit his Researchgate page HERE.
In this episode, you will learn -
- Who is Rhodri Lloyd (background, experience, and current role)
- The impact of growth and maturation on youth performance
- Talent ID
- Strength training for youth athletes
- Dispelling the myths
- The role of 'play' in youth athletes
- Parental engagement
Rhodri can be found on Twitter @rhodri_s_lloyd
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 sponsored by Fatigue Science. Fatigue Science combine wearable technology with biomathematical science developed by the US Army to offer fantastic insights into sleep and cognitive fatigue.