THE MDT: PERSPECTIVES OF A S&C COACH LEADING A SPORTS SCIENCE AND MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

Luke Jenkinson

LUKE JENKINSON

Head of Sports Science & Academy Medicine

Derby County FC

The inherent nature of the performance and medicine department is multifaceted with a breadth of disciplines aiding performance. Spanning from detailed physiology, to biomechanics, psychology (performance and mental health), nutrition requires a team of specialists to all cohesively feed into a dynamic environment with their own perspectives of the situation/environment. Therefore, as a lead of such MDT, what are the “right” questions in subject fields that we are not an expert in? How do we successfully position each practitioner within department, academy, first team and The Club to develop an aligned and uniform process?

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