Profiling Sports Science 2016 – The Results

Firstly, thank you to everyone who took the time to contribute to our short survey. We hope it will continue to be an annual event, and that the insights derived from your answers will help to shape the industry, and the part Sports Discovery plays within it. The survey this…

What precisely is the role of the Sports Scientist?

  I got prompted to write up a blog post based on an article I read earlier this month (11th May 2016) about Sports Scientists turning players soft. I’d be really keen to hear the views of our readers on this topic, so please read on and respond with your views through our…

Profiling Sports Science Careers – The Results

Last month we conducted a survey on Sports Discovery looking into the views on Sport Science careers; questions included what fundamental skills are needed to succeed in High Performance Sport and what methods are used to further develop your career. We had hundreds of respondents from all over the world;…

Profiling Sports Science Careers

In recent weeks there have been some very rare and exciting vacancies advertised in Sports Science, Strength and Conditioning and High Performance, most of which we tried to share on the Sports Discovery Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn feeds. This got us thinking about our own careers; what has helped and hindered getting where we are today and…

Interview: Jack Nayler

In this latest blog post we interview Jack Nayler, who is currently working as the Sport Scientist in Carlo Ancelotti’s backroom staff at Real Madrid. Jack has previously worked at Chelsea Football Club and Paris St Germain,after graduating from Loughborough University. He talks here about the challenges in his career…