In this episode I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Matt Jordan who is one of the leading experts in the field of athlete injury risk testing, training program design for elite athletes, strength and power training, and one of the leaders in using dual force plate technology in athlete analysis and monitoring.
Dr. Matt Jordan is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary and holds a Master of Science in Exercise and Neuromuscular Physiology, and a PhD in Medical Science. Matt co-directs the Integrative Neuromuscular Sport Performance Lab where he studies neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training and secondary and tertiary traumatic knee injury prevention. He’s worked with NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, and has consulted with elite winter Olympians over 6 Winter Games.
In this episode Matt shares his journey into the injury risk and sports performance world, his takeaways from 20+ years of vertical jump testing and lower extremity injury risk analysis, and his passion into teaching and educating health and performance professionals on how to stay curious and use an interdisciplinary approach to movement and performance analysis.
Matt regularly puts out some of the best and most actionable content in his field which can be accessed by visiting www.jordanstrength.com and following @jordanstrength on Instagram.