ASSA Recommendations :
People and Institutions of Note.

Yann Le Meur Info Graphics

Yann is a sport scientist at the research department of the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance in Paris (France). He earned a Ph.D in Physiology of Exercise in 2010 by working on exercise physiology and performance analysis (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis).

His main research interests focus on training monitoring, overreaching/overtraining understanding and recovery. He is actually working with several French teams for Rio 2016 Olympic Games including triathlon, cross-country mountain bike, swimming and rugby 7’s.

He’s also involved in non Olympic sports / teams as consultant (i.e. Rugby & Soccer).

His info-graphics have become legendary worldwide for the way he manages to display months and years of research and complex information in an easy to understand and follow format. His twitter posts are always an excellent read – @YLMSportScience .

You can also access all of his info-graphics by clicking here .

Dr Andy Franklin Miller

Dr Franklyn-Miller has worked as Team doctor to British Olympic Rowing, England Rugby, Melbourne Storm Rugby League and the New Zealand Black Ferns alongside work for UK Athletics, and whilst on Fellowship in Australia observed Sports Physicians working at the Australian Open Tennis and World Swimming Championships alongside a variety of AFL teams. He has appeared on the BBC Breakfast sofa and Radio 5 live on numerous occasions discussing athlete prepartion, injury prevention and injuries to leading athletes and a regular contributor to the BJSM podcast programme.

Current reseach interests include: the biomechanics of groin pain, the expedited return to sport following groin injury, exertional lower limb pain and running re-education. Professional interests include sport injury, unexplained underperformance in athletes, chronic groin pain, lower limb overuse injury, and the management of high performance load and recovery alongside the biomechanics of running for performance.

One of his published papers is entitled – “Throw away the Needles and Orthotics – Teach them to Run” and can be accessed here : Orthotics Letter from Dr Andy Franklin-Miller

You can access his website and signup for his weekly emailed Sports Medicine Updates by clicking here .

Core Institute

The CORE Institute was founded in 1990 by George and Patricia Kousaleos as an entry-level and advanced training massage therapy program. CORE Institute has trained over 1,200 individuals in a 650-hour entry-level licensure program and also taught continuing education courses to over 5,000 massage therapists in the US, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Germany, Greece and Australia. After closing the entry-level program in January 2014, CORE Institute currently offers advanced training seminars in CORE Structural Integration, CORE Myofascial Therapy and CORE Sports & Performance Bodywork.

George has recently joined with Tony Villani (XPE Sports) to create an elite advanced training program in sports & performance bodywork. Beginning in January 2016, the first of ten week-long certification and clinical mentorship programs for advanced certification training in CORE Sports & Performance Bodywork, will take place at XPE Sports in Boca Raton, FL.

The clinical focus of this unique educational program will be on providing manual therapy services for the football athletes in residence for the 2016 XPE NFL Combine Prep. This advanced training program will lead to the development of a national team that will work nationwide with professional, Olympic, and elite collegiate athletes. Further details can be found by clicking here.

You can access George’s website and his decades of knowledge and research by clicking here.