In the 16th episode of the byrizz™ Rehab & Performance podcast, I'm speaking to Morten Bråten Head of Technical/motor skill performance at Olympiatoppen, Norway, and Ola Eriksrud - Associate Professor at the Department of Physical Performance at the Norwegian School of Sports Science.
Morten has a teaching degree from the Norwegian School of Sports Science with sports as the main subject. He has been part of the Norwegian Olympic Committee, Olympiatoppen since 1991 and is today Head of Technical and motor skill performance. He is responsible for following Olympians when it comes to motor and performance skills.
Ola has a bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy and a Master's degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Connecticut. He has also a Ph.D. in Sports Science from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. He is an adjunct and a faculty member of the University of Connecticut and works as an assistant professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.
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Ola Eriksrud (right) has been involved in the development of the test system 1080 Motion which has been well received in international top sports environments. Here testing the kickboxer André Hellesvik. Photo: Christopher Olssøn.