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Thinking Scientifically

The aim of the ALTIS/Iso-Sport Living Lab is to improve the integration of science with practice in sport performance environments. We understand that the results of our work in elite track & field will not always be generalizable to the broader population of athletes. Thus, a primary goal of ours is to help coaches create their own ‘Living Lab’ within...

ALTIS Digital Platform Upgrade

With the continued growth of the ALTIS Network and our educational offerings it remains our steadfast commitment to continue to enhance how we deliver our educational programming. Over the past year, we’ve partnered with experts in digital learning systems and technology to develop an upgraded Digital Education Hub – upon which we can support an elevated learning experience. With this...

Athletigen ACP Podcast with Molly Galbraith

The fourth Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring one of our March ACP guest speakers - Molly Galbraith. Molly is co-founder of Girls Gone Strong, a movement started in 2011 by seven women who wanted to change the landscape of nutrition and training information for women. In this podcast we discuss why negative body image is...

Matt Thome appointed as Performance and Innovation Manager

Last August, we told you about our upcoming Sport Science Project – the ALTIS ISO-SPORT Living Lab. This was being set up to offer an improved service to our athlete population, while also making a significant contribution to the sport science and coaching communities. October then saw the start of search for the right person to lead this Project as...

Hemp and CBD: A New Horizon for Sports Performance?

Changes are in motion for the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) following the passing of the US Farm Bill, which legalized hemp in December 2018. But what is CBD, and how can it benefit sports performance? We'll take a look by first exploring the scientific underpinnings of the compound, before learning more from two members of the ISO-SPORT Medical Advisory Board....

Intern Insights – November 2018 ACP

As interns, we were fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to attend every Apprentice Coach Program presentation, practical, and discussion throughout the November 2018 edition. With a desire to improve and gain knowledge, this provided us the chance to actively learn, grow, and further shape our individual philosophies. The November ACP was filled with many meaningful topics and included...

Join the ALTIS Team!

In conjunction with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Barton Performance by ALTIS team in South Lake Tahoe, California is now accepting applications for a Paid Intern Performance Coach! This appointment will last 9-12 months beginning January 7th, 2019 and will include a monthly stipend ($1250-$1500) as well as a cost-of-living contribution. Combining the expertise of Barton Health, U.S. Ski &...

Resisted Sprint Training – ALTIS and 1080 Motion…Part III

In Part 2 of this series we explored the first 3 training cycles, or 9 weeks, of the 2017-18 season and gave context around the Load-Velocity Profiles provided by 1080 Sprint. In this installment we will dive further into the training season, comparing and contrasting Athletes 2 and 3 (Table 1) from the last article. Table...

Performance Therapy Goes Global

Following the success of the Phoenix-based Performance Therapy Program, a one day Introduction to Performance Therapy is set to make its debut in Europe this November. Hosted and delivered by ALTIS Lead Performance Therapist Dr. Jas Randhawa, and former Chief Physiotherapist for UK Athletics - Gordon Bosworth, two UK based courses will mark the first in a planned series of...

JOB POSTING: INNOVATION & RESEARCH DIRECTOR – ALTIS ISODIOL LIVING LAB

In August, we told you about our upcoming Sport Science Project - the ALTIS ISODIOL Living Lab. We can now confirm that not only are we looking for the right person to lead this Project, but have also established a Board of Advisors to help guide its overall function & direction. You will be hard-pressed to find a more high-powered...
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