The Beautiful Science gained the opportunity to travel to St George’s Park, the home for the England National Squads. It also is the home for the Spire Perform centre, who are the FA’s health care provider. We spoke with Ian Aylward, the lead strength and conditioning coach for Spire Perform about some of the big talking points around sports science.
How important is sports science in football?
Are marginal gains relevant in professional football?
Has the view of sports science from players progressed?
What approach is needed to change players’ view of sports science?