0:00 – Show Intro
4:20 – Podcast begins
5:49 – What Justin does at Kansas State University
10:52 – What is heart rate variability (HRV)?
15:00 – What is the research saying about HRV with endurance athletes?
27:05 – How Justin’s practical background influenced his research and understanding of academic papers
34:27– Finding limitations of data and research
46:20 – What Justin plans to do with this Ph.D.
54:06 – Research Justin has came across regarding sports specialization
1:05:52 – Where is HRV going with strength training?
1:12:53 – Justin’s recommendations for the average person doing CrossFit
1:23:44 – Is a graduate degree worth it in the exercise science related field?
1:31:36 – Field data scientists as a new career path
About Justin DeBlauw
Justin DeBlauw is a Ph.D. candidate at Kansas State University working in the “Functional Intensity Training Laboratory” with a research focus on “Biofeedback for individualized exercise prescription”. Previously, he studied at the University of Minnesota and Purdue University, where at Minnesota volunteered as a sports performance intern. He’s been an ACSM CPT since 2011 and previously competed in USA weightlifting and soccer, currently training for a Duathlon.
Studies mentioned and referenced:
C. Bouchard (2001) Individual differences in response to regular physical activity
V. Vesterinen (2016) Individual Endurance Training Prescription with HRV
V. Vesterinen (2013) HRV in prediction of individual adaptation to endurance training
Kiviniemi (2007) Endurance training guided individually bby daily HRV measurement
Kiviniemi (2010) Daily exercise prescription on the basis of HRV among men and women
Hautala (2006) Individual differences in the responses to endurance and resistance training
Plews (2013) Training adaptation and HRV in Elite endurance athletes
Borresen (2009) The quantification of training load, training response and effect on performance