Our Next guest is Dr. David Martin who is the Chief Scientist & Director of Performance at Apeiron Life, a start-up in Menlo Park California that uses leading-edge human physiology and performance science to help executives achieve improved performance while preventing injury, and increasing long-term health span.
His experiences working with high level Olympic and professional athletes from a range of different sports makes him one of the most sought after experts in the field of sports science and human performance.
He spent 4 years in the NBA as the Director of Performance Research and Development for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Prior to his time in Philadelphia, he spent 20 years at the Australian Institute of Sport. His body of work during at AIS was extremely vast, working with all types sports & Olympic Level Athletes.
As a Senior Sports Scientist at AIS He led the initiative for the development of the Combat sports Center which was developed to help the Olympic Combat sports prepare for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. This later connected David and his group to Olympic Judo Champion and Japanese National Team Coach Kosei Inoue
I hope you all enjoy this thought provoking conversation with one of the most interesting people in the world of Sports Science and Human Development.