Many major sports clubs now employ sports scientists to find a better way to improve the performance of their stars.
The age of the physio using outdated exercise regimes has long gone.
Football clubs now see sports science as an integral part of their set up. They employ physiotherapists with higher degrees and an expertise in sports science and fitness.
At Lincoln City Mike Hine has joined the backroom staff as physiotherapist and will oversee the club’s sports science work.
Fitness expert Ross Poyton will work for the Imps on a consultancy basis.
Both have worked with new Imps boss Danny Cowley before.
Lincoln City are moving with the times.