In today’s Q and A, we introduce our next presenter for the 2013 Seminar, Ben Peterson.
DR: Ben, great to have you on board for this year’s Seminar. Can you give our readers some background information about yourself?
BP: I am currently pursuing a Doctorate in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology at the University of Minnesota. At the university I help run the Sport Performance Lab, testing hundreds of athletes annually in sports ranging from cross-country skiing to football. In addition to my time in the lab, I help teach two courses within the kinesiology department: Strength/Power Development and Health & Wellness. My research looks at repeated sprint ability in anaerobic athletes (specifically as it pertains to energy system efficiency and fatigue) looking at central and peripheral causes of decreased force production. My research also looks heavily at power and rate of force development in athletes and its dynamic correspondence and transferability to sport. [Read more...]