Sports Performance Manager, Catapult
Dr. Ben Peterson is currently a Sports Performance Manager for Catapult and co-author of Triphasic Training. His role at Catapult has him working with the players and performance coaches of elite teams worldwide, helping them identify and evaluate contextual analytics by measuring training loads – biomechanical and physiological load quantification’s – to improve performance outcomes and reduce soft tissue injuries of athletes. Prior to joining Catapult, Ben completed his PhD in Exercise Physiology at the University of Minnesota. At the university he helped run the Sport Performance Lab where his main research focus was ice-hockey. During that time, Ben accumulated an extensive list of publications pertaining to ice-hockey physiology and performance. He created the Peterson On-Ice Repeated Shift Test, which has become a valuable tool used by NHL and collegiate teams evaluate their players. As a result of Ben’s knowledge base in this area, he is considered by many to be one of the leading ice-hockey researchers in the world.