The Injured to Elite Podcast

I2E # 69: Dr. Ford Dyke Ph.D. Is Putting The Human Back into Performance with Mindfulness-Based Performance

August 02, 2021 Host: Dr. David Meyer PT, DPT Guest: Dr. Ford Dyke Ph.D. Mindfulness-Based Performance Expert Season 1 Episode 69
The Injured to Elite Podcast
I2E # 69: Dr. Ford Dyke Ph.D. Is Putting The Human Back into Performance with Mindfulness-Based Performance
Show Notes

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In this episode I am joined by Dr. Ford Dyke Ph.D. who is a Kinesiologist, Assistant Professor at Auburn University, and Team USA Handball Athlete. Dr. Dyke specializes in Performance and Exercise Psychophysiology and is a subject-matter expert in Mindfulness-Based Performance and Health Optimization©. 

For over a decade, Dr. Dyke has studied Human Psychology, Kinesiology, and Psychophysiology. He professes that optimal performance is dependent upon the integration of health and well-being. His knowledge and experience led to the creation of perfor[Hu]mance.® 

With his roots in the seaside community of Jupiter Beach, Florida, he remains mindful of the soil of the land, an ocean breeze, and waves breaking upon the sand.

In this episode we discuss...

  • What Mindfulness-based performance is
  • Mental Health and Mindfulness-Based Performance in the Olympics
  • Dr. Dyke's experience as a team USA handball athlete
  • The Ideal Performance State and the Energetic State
  • Bridging mindfulness across different sports cultures
  • How cognition & mindfulness impacts movement
  • Importance of [H]ydrate, [U]nplug, [M]ove, [A]spire, and [N]ourish


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