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Hyperformance Podcast

Today Angus sits down with a long time hero of his, and well and truly picks his brains about coaching philosophies, "evidence based" training, and many of the helpful lessons Angus has picked up from John's work over the years. Check out John Kiely on instagram! (@simplysportssci) Check out our sponsor Paieon Health! https://paieonhealth.com.au/ DISCOUNT CODES: "HYPERFLY20" at the checkout to get 20% off a Flywheel! "HYPERTIBS20" at the checkout to get 20% off a Tib-bar! Let us know what you think! Leave us a voice message: https://www.speakpipe.com/hyperformancepodcast To Find programs, products, and other content: https://linktr.ee/hyperformancemedia

1hr 20mins

18 Jul 2022

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Challenging Tradition with John Kiely


On this episode we welcome Drew's hero to the conversation: Dr. John Kiely. He established himself as a serious athlete with several Irish national championships in kickboxing and Muay Thai and ultimately won the Irish heavyweight boxing championship twice. After his competitive career he set out on his career in strength and conditioning which has taken him to the highest levels of sport in Europe. He's coached world champions and Olympians in a wide variety of sports, he's coached teams at the highest levels of soccer and track and field. But what he's best known for now is his writing, much of which is critical of periodization theory, especially the way many of its traditional paradigms are based on outdated stress science. At its root, this is a conversation about how humans are not robots, and the non-physical components of training are almost certainly more important than the details of the physical aspect. You can find his publications here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John-Kiely You can learn about the Professional Doctorate in Human Performance and Innovation program he works with at the University of Limerick here: https://www.ul.ie/gps/human-performance-and-innovation-professional-doctorate

1hr 2mins

10 Jul 2022

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#17 - John Kiely - Coordination, Performance, Rehabilitation, Coaching, Placebo,

Oxidative Potential Podcast

On the show in this episode is John Kiely PhD. John is an absolute brilliant thinker in the realm of physical preparation. Currently holding position at the PE and Sports Science department of the University of Limerick, Ireland. John is also a Senior Lecturer in Performance & Innovation, a well renowned S&C Coach, and rehab specialist that has worked with athletes of the highest pedigree including olympic, paralympic, world champion, as well as rugby & soccer world cups.Links to JohnTwitter:https://twitter.com/simplysportssci?lang=enPapers:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John-Kiely/researchOxidative Potential Podcast LinksMoxy Monitor Discount:For a 5% discount on a Moxy Monitor purchase use promocode: OXPOhttps://www.moxymonitor.com/Instagram Links:https://www.instagram.com/criticalo2/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/resiliencehpc/?hl=enYoutube Links:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfkBVklDMTPMbaPw0ikG2tgWebsite Links:https://www.resiliencehpc.ca/

1hr 15mins

5 Jul 2022

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101: John Kiely on questioning conventions

Supporting Champions

The podcast is BACK! We're delighted to be back and we've got some great conversations ahead for you! We've taken a bit of a break and now we're recording again Expect to hear from great scientist, coaches and athletes. Unique to the podcast we'll still be speaking those people outside of sport who are performers themselves or have insights that can inform what we do. We'll also be adding more voices from entrepreneurs out there; both business builder and consultants. We think the world has shifted in the way we work and we want to lean into hearing from people about making a living by selling what you know and can do. This week on the podcast I speak to Senior Lecturer Performance and Innovation at the University of Limerick, John Kiely. John has an incredible background as a combat athlete, strength and conditioning coach and leader of high performance teams, with extensive experience in athletics. But over the last 15 years or so John has thought deeply about the principles with which we work, especially around the area of periodisation and athlete preparation. His publications in this area have provoked a rethink about the whole paradigm - leading me to wonder just how many of the concepts we think are foundational don't have great foundations at all? Follow John on Twitter https://twitter.com/simplysportssci Instagram https://instagram/simplysportssci Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John-Kiely Hi, I'm Steve Ingham, I help aspiring and professional Performance Science and Support Staff improve their skills, experience and mindset for working with sports performers through a range of online courses and an exclusive community hub https://www.supportingchampions.co.uk/onlinecourse If you're working in sports performance or business and want to get support to develop your team and systems - take a look at what I offer here - https://www.supportingchampions.co.uk/speaking/ Links Twitter at https://twitter.com/ingham_steve Supporting Champions on Twitter www.twitter.com/support_champs Supporting Champions on Linkedin, www.linkedin.com/company/supporting-champions Instagram And Instagram https://www.instagram.com/steveandingham https://www.instagram.com/supportingchampions/

1hr 13mins

29 Jun 2022

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#26 John Kiely on Predictions, Placebo & Smoothness in Running


We’re giving you 20% discount off our annual membership over on DGR Interactive. Just use the code dgrpodcast  at the checkout.  Visit the DGR INTERACTIVE platform and use Code DGRPODCAST for 20% off! In this episode of the David Grey Rehab Podcast, I welcome John Kiely, Senior Lecturer in Performance & Innovation at the University of Limerick. John is a former competitive athlete, a long-time Coach/S&C/Rehab. Olympics; Paralympics; World Championships; Rugby & Soccer World Cups. PhD. And a self proclaimed Part-jock/Part-nerd. More than anyone else, John has massively influenced the way I think and speak about movement, so we’re all in for a real treat with this episode! Listen in as we discuss periodization training, coordination and reflexes, smoothness in running, and the benefits and dangers of using placebos and nocebos while training athletes. You’ll learn our thoughts on how to instill confidence in rehab clients, the issue with technical models of movement, whether or not you can train coordination in athletes, the roles of the brain and spine in running, and much more! “Belief isn’t just a ‘nice-to-have’, it’s not just a feeling like it’s the right thing to do, it actually has a difference in outcomes. It has a difference in perception, in motion, in cognition, in athletes’ sense of trust with their coach, but also it will regulate how well they can perform.”        – John Kiely Episode Timeline | What You’ll Learn: 00:00 – Introducing John Kiely & The topics of today’s episode. 06:10 – John’s background in sports, coaching, writing, and teaching. 09:51 – The power of questioning your biases and beliefs and evaluating your predictions and mistakes. 17:52 – How to instill confidence in rehab clients who are feeling uncertain about the rehab process. 20:07 – How coaches can leverage the benefits of the placebo and nocebo effects in athletes’ training and performance. 29:30 – When the athlete/coach relationship weakens, performance weakens. 33:45 – Can you be strategically inconsistent in coaching? 26:16 – Defining coordination and smoothness in running. 41:23 – Is more variability associated with more jerk? 43:54 – Can you avoid compromising efficiency and energy in running? Are there benefits to exposing runners to stress and fatigue? 49:31 – Given the variations in smoothness of running, is there a right way to run? 59:26 – The issue with technical models of movement & Is there a time we stop learning and developing our bodily movements? 1:10:49 – Why there’s no real framework for training coordination & John’s opinion of Frans Bosch. 1:16:12 – What roles do the brain and the spine have in running/sprinting? 1:23:55 – Which 3 people would you bring to a deserted island? If you enjoyed this podcast, SHARE it with a loved one and RATE/REVIEW it on Spotify or Apple Podcasts! Connect with John Kiely: Follow him on Twitter Follow him on Instagram Check out his research publications Connect with David Grey Rehab: Visit our website Follow David Grey Rehab on Instagram Listen to more podcast episodes Subscribe to our YouTube channel Visit the DGR INTERACTIVE platform! Check out our programs John Kiely is a Senior Lecturer in Performance and Innovation at the University of Limerick. He is a former competitive athlete and has since worked with football/soccer, hurling, track and field, and rugby athletes of all levels. In his current role, he supervises Professional Doctoral and PhD candidates working within professional multi-disciplinary performance environments and pursuing practice-based post-graduate qualifications. His current research interests revolve around human performance, and include: The detrimental effects of fatigue on running coordination; the modernizing of Periodization planning paradigms; stress as it relates to performance and health; genetics and sports performance; and the link between fitness, movement, cognition and emotional health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Yg0Irhyow4

1hr 29mins

19 May 2022

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EP 17 - John Kiely talks complex systems, stress & coaching


In this episode Ben is joined by John KielyBen & john get into the weeds around complex systems, stress and whats important with regards to coaching!


14 Mar 2022

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John Kiely on Robust Running

The Better Movement Podcast

My guest on the podcast today is John Kiely. John is a senior lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, Institute for Coaching and Performance.I've been reading John’s research for several years now and his papers are always very interesting and fun. He's written on a wide variety of subjects like running, coordination, periodization and the science of smooth movement. You can find links to some of my favorite papers below. What I really like about John’s writing is that he relates specific data points to big ideas, like complex systems, evolution, or stress/adaptation. And the perspective is very broad, so he makes interesting connections between seemingly unrelated topics. In his paper on smoothness, he refers to the Supreme Court free-speech debates about pornography. In his article about periodization, he writes about Henry Ford's theories of efficient car production in factories. When John agreed to do this podcast, I was excited to talk about a whole bunch of topics, but we focused on one: how to be a coordinated and robust runner. In John's view, running performance and injury is far more about coordination then we might imagine. We talked about:the neural hierarchies governing coordination, ranging from the “smart” motor cortex to the “dumb” reflexeswhat neural “degeneracy” means and how it’s different from redundancy.the role of variability in performance and injury preventionhow fatigue and aging affect variability and coordinationwhy I strained my hamstring in my soccer game last week and what that has to do with coordinationhow to train fast versus slow reflexesthe role of perturbation in training coordinationJohn’s opinions on the work of Frans Bosch We could have gone on for much longer, and I have many more questions, so I plan to ask John for more time in the near future. Links John’s research John on TwitterSome great papers by John that I recommend: Smoothness: an Unexplored Window into Coordinated Running ProficiencyMy post about the smoothness paperPeriodization Theory: Confronting an Inconvenient TruthThe Robust Running Ape: Unraveling the Deep Underpinnings of Coordinated Human Running Proficiency This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit toddhargrove.substack.com/subscribe

1hr 8mins

21 Jan 2022

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#35 - Dan Morrissey On Winning 3 All Irelands | 2018 Breakthrough | John Kiely & Paul Kinnerk Influence & More

The GAA FAN TV Podcast

New podcast up on Youtube, Spotify and all podcasting apps with Limerick & Ahane Senior Hurler Dan Morrissey. We discuss in detail Limericks success over the last 4 years including Limericks breakthrough in 2018 and what changed from the years previous. John Kiely & Paul Kinnerk Influence. The 2019 loss to Kilkenny. Winning the All Ireland again in 2020 and playing winter hurling. The 10 point turnaround vs Tipp in this years Munster Final. What made Limerick tick in the 2021 All Ireland Final & more! 


8 Oct 2021

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“We’re good, but not perfect” – John Kiely shares his thoughts ahead of Sunday’s Munster Final

Sporting Limerick

“We are focused on Sunday for what it is, a Munster final. They are huge occasions for players. We spent years where we couldn’t qualify for a Munster final so we are very appreciative to have qualified for another one. We want to make sure we recognise that honour of contesting the Munster final and hopefully we produce a performance worthy of being there."Limerick manager John Kiely shared his thoughts ahead of Limerick’s Munster final clash with Tipperary this Sunday.


14 Jul 2021

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John Kiely- Rethinking Periodisation An Athlete Centered Model

Coaches Corner

In episode 20 of Coaches Corner we talk to John Kiely who is a strength coach, sports scientist, and now Senior Lecturer in Elite Performance at the Institute of Coaching & Performance, University of Central Lancashire in Preston, United Kingdom. We talk about the old periodisation model, how it came to be, and how we should rethink it moving forward. We also cover the stress model and how the athlete should drive the program.Subscribe to iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher at Coaches Corner. If you like the podcast leave a review and a 5-star rating on iTunes. Share it with a friend and all over social media. Sponsors: subjectzerosupps.com -Code beyond10 for discount coachescorneru.com baconandbarbells.co -Code paul10 for discount 1-lifeinc.com

1hr 13mins

13 Jul 2021