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S1 E8: Home continent advantage – Is it fact or fiction? Darcy Norman, DFB National Team

Home continent advantage – Is it fact or fiction? In this podcast Darcy Norman, Director of AS Roma and current Performance Advisor to the German National team joins Stephen Smith to challenge the view of a home-continent advantage. After their historic World Cup win in 2014 in Brazil, Darcy shares how the German team’s wise …

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S1 E7: The impacts of travel and sleep on performance at the World Cup, Pierre Barrieu, FIFA

World Cup Special: The impacts of travel and sleep on performance at the World Cup Pierre Barrieu, Sleep Expert and Director of Performance at MLS team the LA Galaxy, speaks with Kitman Labs’ Performance Scientist Andy Shelton. Pierre, who was also part of Team USA’s previous FIFA World Cup Campaigns, shares stories on how he …

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The Impact of Sleep and Travel on Performance during the World Cup

The Impact of Sleep and Travel on Performance during the World Cup The FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, June 14 and most bookmakers have five-time winners Brazil and current holders Germany as the favourites. But like any sporting event, Russia 2018 will undoubtedly have plenty of twists and turns and one topical factor that …

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