Matt Reeves: The Challenges of Fixture Congestion

Matt Reeves, Head of Fitness and Conditioning at Leicester City FC, provides a fascinating insight into some of the challenges congested fixture schedules pose to sports scientists. Going behind the scenes at the 2015/16 Premier League champions, Matt’s presentation looked at a range of interesting subjects, including: 

  • How pre-season demands can affect the conditioning of players
  • How additional games in-season can impact on squad training 
  • How Leicester City adapted their practice by adjusting to player needs
  • What Matt has learned regarding best practice over the last two seasons