11. Mai

2016

Podcast with Andrew Vigotsky

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Arizona State University, where he also carried out biomechanics research. In addition to research at ASU, Andrew has also worked as a research assistant under Bret Contreras, Brad Schoenfeld, and in the Motion Analysis Laboratory at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, in fields of neuromuscular physiology, biomechanics, and pain neurophysiology. Andrew will begin pursuing his Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University in September 2016.

Make sure to check out Andrew on Twitter where he tweets a lot about exercise and biomechanics: @avigotsky

In this podcast, Andrew and I discussed foam rolling. Some of the topics we covered where:

1.The purpose of foam rolling

2.Foam rollings effect on the fascia

3.Foam rolling and performance

We also talked about Andrews recent study on foam rolling.

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About the author:

Juma Iraki

Juma Iraki is a certified Personal Trainer and holds a Bachelor degree in Nutrition Sciences. He has also completed the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee and is currently doing his Masters degree in Sports Nutrition at The University of Stirling.

He is the CEO of Iraki Nutrition AS and Head of Nutrition at AFPT where he lectures in Sports Nutrition. He also works as a business consultant for Proteinfabrikken in Norway and as a sports nutritionist for the National Judo Federation in Norway.