Combat Sports Series Ep01: Augmented Feedback to Fighters

With special guest: Dr Israel Halperin

Dr Israel Halperin completed his PhD in 2017 at the School of Medical and Health Sciences in Edith-Cowan University, Australia.

His PhD thesis focused on augmented feedback as a tool to improve athletic performance, for which he was awarded the most outstanding PhD thesis in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. During his PhD period, Dr Halperin worked as a sports scientist in the Australian Institute of Sport. His role was to monitor, consult and assist the Olympic combat sports teams prepare for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Dr Halperin then joined Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, as a postdoctoral researcher for one year. He continued investigating the effects of feedback on physical performance.

Dr Halperin published over 25 peer-reviewed articles and presented his work in over 15 international conferences. His studies have been cited over 350 times and are regularly covered on popular websites.

Recently, he was voted as one of the top ten sports scientists who strength coaches should know by Dr Halperin has an extensive coaching background working with many national and international level athletes from a variety of sports. In addition, he works as a sports science consultant for the national Taekwondo and Muay-Thai coaches.

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