Dr. Matt Jordan Interview: Jump Assessments – Measurements, Decision Making, Return to Play

Published On: November 2, 2021Categories: Member Only

Matt Jordan is a specialist in player health and performance. He has been a sport scientist

consultant for elite athletes over six Olympic Winter Games. Matt holds a Master of Science in

Exercise and Neuromuscular Physiology, and a PhD in Medical Science. His research focuses on

neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training and knee injury/re-injury prevention. A key

method in his research is the development of neuromuscular testing techniques that can be used

to monitor recovery after knee injuries to forecast recovery and improve rehabilitation.

Currently, Matt is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary.

He is also the Director of Sport Science at the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary where he helps

lead inter-disciplinary performance teams that support Canadian Olympic athletes. Matt regularly

consults with professional sport organizations to help them improve player health and performance.

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