ClinicalAthlete Podcast

ClinicalAthlete Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 62: “It’s the Quadz Until It’s Not The Quadz” Part 2: All Things Knee & Science with Erik Meira, PT.
May 18, 2020

When it comes to treating the knee, what’s important? Why does Erik say the quad is king? Does the hip matter? Can we ‘change movement’ to decrease risk? Why do athletes choose “risky” movement patterns? What about valgus…. So many questions,

Episode 61: “It’s the Quadz Until It’s Not The Quadz” Part 1: All Things Knee & Science with Erik Meira, PT.
April 17, 2020

When it comes to treating the knee, what’s important? Why does Erik say the quad is king? Does the hip matter? Can we ‘change movement’ to decrease risk? Why do athletes choose “risky” movement patterns? What about valgus…. So many questions,

Episode 60: The Case for Retiring Flexibility as a Major Component of Physical Fitness with Dr. Jim Nuzzo
March 16, 2020

Is flexibility testing valid? What evidence is it even founded on? Should it be retired as a major component of physical fitness? Should we de-emphasize static stretching in exercise prescriptions? We discuss these things and more with Dr. Jim Nuzzo,

Episode 59: The Athlete’s Story: Training with a Chronic Injury and The Lessons Learned Along The Way, with Bryce Krawczyk
March 09, 2020

This show is a bit unique. In this episode, we interview Bryce Krawczyk, who is an elite powerlifter. The topic of the discussion is the recurrent injury that Bryce has dealt with over the past several years, and the things he’s learned along the way.

Episode 58: Let’s Talk Poop: Dispelling Myths About The Gut Microbiome with Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro, PhD
February 24, 2020

Whether or not diet & nutrition is your expertise, you likely get questions from your athletes about the popular practices that are espoused, with gut health being a hot topic. So, what is the gut microbiome? Does it predict health states, and if so,

Episode 57: Placebo in Sports Medicine & Athletic Performance with John Kiely: Part 2
February 03, 2020

What is placebo? Is it a “real” phenomenon? Can we harness it for the athlete’s benefit? Should we? We welcome world-renowned coach and lecturer John Kiely back onto the show to discuss these things and much more.

Episode 56: Placebo in Sports Medicine & Athletic Performance with John Kiely: Part 1
January 27, 2020

What is placebo? Is it a “real” phenomenon? Can we harness it for the athlete’s benefit? Should we? We welcome world-renowned coach and lecturer John Kiely back onto the show to discuss these things and much more.

Episode 55: Character Counts: Finding Purpose as a Clinician with Jackson Taylor (Part 2)
January 03, 2020

Why did we choose our profession? How does our character impact our ability to succeed professionally? What are the actionable steps we can take to better reflect on our character and what our given purpose is in life? These things, and much more,

Episode 54: Character Counts: Finding Purpose as a Clinician with Jackson Taylor (Part 1)
December 30, 2019

Why did we choose our profession? How does our character impact our ability to succeed professionally? What are the actionable steps we can take to better reflect on our character and what our given purpose is in life? These things, and much more,

Episode 53: The Lost Art: Rehabilitation and Training For The Performing Arts with Jacob Manley
December 09, 2019

It’s less common in the performing arts sphere to think about dancers and musicians as “athletes”; but physiology is physiology. We welcome onto the show, Jacob Manley, to discuss the nuance and special considerations when managing these athletes.