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  • Writer's pictureRon McKeefery

IGCT Episode #192: Brian Schilling - "You Can't B.S. Those Guys"


Professor Brian K. Schilling joined the Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences department during summer 2016 as its chair and teaches research methods.

His research focuses on the physical demands among military, police, fire, and rescue personnel, and also how to best train to meet these demands.

Schilling earned his master’s in exercise science from Appalachian State University during 1999, and his Ph.D. in biology from the University of Memphis during 2004.  He currently serves as the president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation, which awards scholarships and research grants.


In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What experience in his journey impacted him the most, and Why.

  • Biggest mistake he has made and how he learned from it.

  • Advice on how S&C's can get more involved in the research process.

  • What constitutes a great S&C internship experience from an academic perspective.

  • How he has helped Tactical and Combat athletes manage intensity.

  • Benefits of Flywheel training and current research.

  • Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.

  • His favorite quote, Book/App/Website recommendation.

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