Sports Technology

Q&A with Italian Rugby Strength and Conditioning Coach Mark Brady

A fascinating sub-plot to this Rugby World Cup is the story of the Irish names involved. Within Federazione Italiana Rugby there is obviously the head coach, Conor O'Shea, while a key member of the Italian backroom team hails from Dundrum, [...]

By |2019-09-18T14:57:30+01:00September 18th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Rugby, Sports Technology, Opinion, Setanta Talks|

Setanta Talks – featuring Robbie Cannon

In this episode of Setanta Talks, we chat to Fitness Trainer to Shane Lowry, Irish Amateur Close winner and S&C coach, Robbie Cannon. Dr. Liam chats to him about the little things that make it worthwhile for him as a [...]

Setanta Talks – featuring S&C Coach for Georgia Rugby, Ged McNamara

In this episode of Setanta Talks, we had Clare local Ged McNamara talk to Dr. Liam about how he has become one of the key developers of S&C for Georgia Rugby, his preparation for the Rugby World Cup and how [...]

The Oversimplification of Training Load Monitoring and a Need for Change

Elite athlete, coach, scientist and Programme Director of our Master of Science in Performance Coaching, Dr. Joe Warne, looks at key aspects hindering identifying a valid method of training load monitoring and the need to treat players, athletes, and performers [...]

By |2019-06-12T23:31:50+01:00June 12th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Sports Technology, Masters|

WGPA Player Welfare Workshop: Test Results

In preparation for our next performance workshop in conjunction with our proud partners, the WGPA (Women’s Gaelic Players Association), we have decided to take a look at some of the testing data gathered at the inaugural WGPA performance workshop held [...]