Championship Thinking in Sports

Jim Meier

Championship Thinking in Sports – Excellence in Athletics Does Not Occur by Accident

Guest Dr. Frank Spaniol serves as a Professor of Sport Science in the Department of Kinesiology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi where he teaches bio-mechanics, measurement and evaluation, research design, and directs the bio-mechanics and sport science research laboratories. His primary research interests include testing and evaluation of athletic performance, strength and conditioning for athletic performance, bio-mechanical analysis of human movement, and computer technology. Dr. Spaniol is an applied sport scientist and has conducted numerous research studies with amateur, collegiate, and professional athletes, including Major League Baseball Organizations. In this show Dr. Spaniol provides ways coaches and trainers can improve their athletic testing methods which leading to fewer injuries and eliminating waste-of-time training. Specific include testing for physiological skills, athleticism and mental game skills.