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Episode #24: Dr Andy Galpin is Paving the Way for Research and Testing for MMA Athletes

Episode #24: Dr Andy Galpin is Paving the Way for Research and Testing for MMA Athletes

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April 22, 2015

Episode #24: Dr Andy Galpin is Paving the Way for Research and Testing for MMA Athletes

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April 22, 2015
Flanking mixed martial arts athlete Dennis Bermudez are Lenny Weirsma, professor of kinesiology, left, and Andy Galpin, assistant professor of kinesiology. Photo by Casey Galpin
Flanking mixed martial arts athlete Dennis Bermudez are Lenny Weirsma, professor of kinesiology, left, and Andy Galpin, assistant professor of kinesiology. Photo by Casey Galpin

In today’s episode, we have the opportunity to talk with research doctor, Andy Galpin.  Andy and his crew at Cal State Fullerton are paving the way for testing and uncovering how MMA athletes should train, recover and plan their training.  Andy has been featured on Inside MMA, Road to the Octagon and UFC Rising and currently runs the Center for Sports Performance in Fullerton, CA.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Testing Athletes Performance
  • Movement Screens
  • Reaction times
  • Power, speed and explosiveness
  • Grip Strength
  • Metabolic Conditioning
  • Coordinating with other coaches
  • and more.

Dr Andy Galpin is a professor in the Center for Sport Performance at California State University, Fullerton. He has a Doctorate in Human Bioenergetics and publishes research in the area of acute responses and chronic adaptations of human skeletal muscle in response to high-intensity exercise. Galpin is also a coach/consultant of numerous professional athletes, including mixed martial artists and boxers.

Stay in touch with Dr Galpin

Cal State Fullerton Labs

Twitter @DrAndyGalpin



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    MATHEUS
    November 27, 2017

    AWESOME !!!

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