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Experts in Sport: The Loughborough University Sportcast, a podcast which brings together sporting excellence and academic knowledge. Hosted by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University.

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Experts in Sport: The Loughborough University Sportcast, a podcast which brings together sporting excellence and academic knowledge. Hosted by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University.

    Tokyo Talk: Dysfunctional breathing, asthma and athletes

    Tokyo Talk: Dysfunctional breathing, asthma and athletes

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Sam Winter, Senior Lecturer from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, and Professor John Dickinson, an established international expert for applied practice and research into athlete respiratory care. 
    Sam, John and Martin discuss a range of topics around respiratory physiology, including the basics of breathing and breathing techniques, the implications of asthma and asthma treatment in elite sport and how research is helping to diagnose and help dysfunctional breathing.  

    • 58 min
    Tokyo Talk: Biomechanics of endurance running and the effects of new generation running shoes

    Tokyo Talk: Biomechanics of endurance running and the effects of new generation running shoes

    Host Martin Foster looks into the biomechanics of endurance running with Dr Sam Allen, Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, and Dr Steph Forrester, Reader in Sports Engineering and Biomechanics at the Sports Technology Institute.  

    • 54 min
    Tokyo Talk: Reducing injury risk in endurance runners

    Tokyo Talk: Reducing injury risk in endurance runners

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Richard Blagrove and Dr Max Paquette to discuss one of the biggest issues facing elite endurance runners: injury, which can derail training programmes and can prevent runners reaching major championships and achieving success. 

    • 59 min
    Tokyo Talk: Doping in sport

    Tokyo Talk: Doping in sport

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Professor James Skinner, Dr Daniel Read and Professor Barry Houlihan to discuss drug testing athletes, why they dope and much more...

    • 55 min
    Tokyo Talk: Maximising sleep patterns for performing in different time zones

    Tokyo Talk: Maximising sleep patterns for performing in different time zones

    Sleep expert Professor Kevin Morgan discusses the impacts of competing in a different time zone and how athletes can prepare to ensure that their performance isn't hindered.

    • 19 min
    Tokyo Talk: Athlete psychology at a Covid-threatened Olympics

    Tokyo Talk: Athlete psychology at a Covid-threatened Olympics

    Sport psychologist Dr David Fletcher discusses athlete preparations for an Olympics that may not have taken place due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

    • 14 min

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