James Witts: Virtual Reality, Nanotechnology and the future of Sports Science in Football

Timeline:
7:42 How EPPP changed sports science
15:50 Hamstring injuries and traffic light systems
25:02 Use of GPS
29:07 Technology and football
31:37 Nanotechnology
36:25 Is the gulf widening between big and small teams in sports science?
41:25 Do players play too much?

Today I'm joined by writer James Witts. Witts is the author of the new book Training Secrets of the World's Greatest Footballers: How Science is Transforming the Modern Game which you can buy on Amazon or wherever you get your books.

In this episode we'll discuss: how sports science has evolved in the UK, how nanotechnology may be the future of football, do players play too much and more.

If you like sports science or performance I recommend you check out the Training Ground Guru podcast which I host and produce with Simon Austin as we also touch on those subjects.

If you enjoy the show please leave a review on iTunes, or tell a friend You can also reach out to James, his Twitter handle is @james_witts.