Pacey Performance Podcast
#165 - Justin Crow (Physical Performance Manager at Essendon Football Club)
Dec 7, 2017 · 39 min
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Justin is a physiotherapist by trade but has been Physical Performance Manager at Essendon Bombers in the AFL for the past 4 years. Justin has an incredible amount of experience in the AFL, first with Collingwood and from 2011 with Essendon so it was great to get him on the pod for this episode. Thank you again to Charlie Higgins from Leinster Rugby who made the introduction on this one. I hope you enjoy!

In this episode, you will learn -

  • Who is Justin Crow (background, education and current role)
  • Preseason progressions
    • Strength & power
    • Metabolic
  • Research interactions with La Trobe University
  • Training specificity vs training chaos for injury prevention
    • Injury prevention strategies
    • Hamstring injuries
  • Running mechanics and their place in rehab
  • 'Master of Enterprise'
  • Most influential book you have read

Justin can be found on Twitter @crow_justin

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord and the new Groinbar, a hip and groin strength measuring solution. They can be found at and you can get more information on the groin bar at and on Twitter @groinbar.

This episode is sponsored by BLK BOX, leaders in performance training equipment & facility design. BLK BOX manufactures and distributes a full range of strength training equipment across Europe from their Headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

This episode is also sponsored by Forcedecks. If you want to know more about ForceDecks, listen to episode #139 of the Pacey Performance Podcast with co-founder, Dr. Daniel Cohen.

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following on Twitter @strengthofsci or visiting



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