Sam Contorno - Associate Director of Applied Sports Science - Texas Longhorns Football - Part 2

The Moffitt Method Podcast

May 24 2023 • 56 mins

Welcome to the podcast where we explore the fascinating world of sports science and its impact on college football. Our guest today is the Associate Director of Applied Sports Science for Texas Football, who has spent several seasons working as a sports performance coach and coordinator at Stanford and Maryland. In this episode, we'll discuss the crucial role that sports science plays in optimizing athletic performance and preventing injuries. Our guest will share insights from his experience working with top college football programs and how he leverages data and technology to help athletes perform at their best. We'll also delve into the importance of sports nutrition and how it affects an athlete's overall performance. Our guest holds a master's degree in nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and will share his expertise on how to properly fuel the body for optimal results. Listeners will gain a deeper understanding of the critical role that sports science plays in modern football and how it's helping to revolutionize the game. Join us for an engaging conversation with a leader in the field of applied sports science.

00:01:09 - Comparing stats from weeks you've won games vs. weeks you've lost games
00:05:20 - How do y'all account for the individual differeneces in player's positions and how does that impact what you do for each individual?
00:13:39 - Have you in the past seen any positive or negative correlations from one particular product when compared to another?
00:18:40 - How do you like Elite Form compared to Perch?
00:31:18 - What involvement do you have with return-to-play protocols?
00:38:29 - Did you have experience with DARI before you got to Texas?
00:41:27 - What resources do you use to stay updated in the world of sports science?
00:46:30 - Any advice that you would give any aspiring sports science professionals?



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