Pacey Performance Podcast

Pacey Performance Podcast #196 - Hamstring Injury Masterclass (Tony Shield, David Opar, Ben Ashworth, Matt Taberner, Lachlan Wilmot)

July 13, 2018

As part of this masterclass episode focusing on hamstring injuries, I am speaking to Dave Opar, Anthony Shield, Lachlan Wilmot, Ben Ashworth and Matt Taberner. After the great success of the sprint masterclass episode, velocity based training masterclass episode and the training load masterclass episode I decided to continue with the structure and pick out some of the best bits around the topic of hamstring injuries. It was great to listen to these guys again, talking about Nordics, Nordics and Nordics as well as return to play post injury, alternatives to Nordics and injury prevention strategies in the field. Enjoy.

In this episode, you will learn -

  • Dave Opar

    • When and where hamstring injuries occur
    • Why people resist the Nordic exercise
  • Anthony Shield
    • What we know about hamstring injuries
    • Why Nordics aren't 'functional'
  • Matt Taberner
    • Return to play post hamstring injury
  • Lachlan Wilmot
    • Hamstring injury prevention strategies in the field
  • Ben Ashworth
    • Getting buy in into Nordics using the Nordbord

Dave can be found on Twitter @davidopar

Tony can be found on Twitter @das_shield

Matt can be found on Twitter @matttaberner

Lachlan can be found on Twitter @lachlan_wilmot

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 and you can get more information on the groin bar at 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.

This episode is also sponsored by Forcedecks. If you want to know more about ForceDecks, listen to episode #139 of the Pacey Performance Podcast with co-founder, Dr. Daniel Cohen.

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