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World-renowned sports scientist Professor Ross Tucker and veteran sports journalist Mike Finch break down the myths, practices and controversies from the world of sport. From athletics to rugby, soccer, cycling and more, the two delve into the most recent research, unearth lessons from the pros and host exclusive interviews with some of the world's leading sporting experts. For those who love sport.

The Real Science of Sport Podcast Professor Ross Tucker and Mike Finch

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World-renowned sports scientist Professor Ross Tucker and veteran sports journalist Mike Finch break down the myths, practices and controversies from the world of sport. From athletics to rugby, soccer, cycling and more, the two delve into the most recent research, unearth lessons from the pros and host exclusive interviews with some of the world's leading sporting experts. For those who love sport.

    Why Everything You Know About Recovery May Be BS

    Why Everything You Know About Recovery May Be BS

    From ice baths to Tom Brady's infrared pajamas, the science of recovery is full of wild claims and wonder products. Join Prof. Ross Tucker and host Mike Finch as they interview world-renowned science journalist - and author of the 2019 book Good To Go - Christie Aschwanden, and explore the real science behind athletic recovery and debunk some of the myths along the way For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 50 min
    The Science of Perfect Training

    The Science of Perfect Training

    Cut through the hype and discover what the science says about training just right... no matter what your sport. Join host Mike Finch and world-renowned sports scientist Prof. Ross Tucker as they explain the fundamentals of a good training plan, how the body gets fitter and stronger, long slow distance vs intervals, how to recover just right and the simplest way to manage your own progress like a pro. It's a must- listen for anyone serious about their performance. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 tim. 38 min
    The Shoe That Broke Running II: The End of Integrity

    The Shoe That Broke Running II: The End of Integrity

    Nike's newly-released Alphafly Next% - released just four days after new regulations on shoe design were announced by World Athletics - will do little to restore the integrity of distance running times and records. Prof Ross Tucker and sports editor Mike Finch, together with guest biomechanist Geoff Burns, explain how the sport may have changed forever... and not in a good way! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 tim. 30 min
    2019 Wrap: The Awards / Our Favourite Interview / The Stories That Changed The World / 2020 Predictions

    2019 Wrap: The Awards / Our Favourite Interview / The Stories That Changed The World / 2020 Predictions

    From the shoe that broke running, to drug cheats, Caster Semenya, Alberto Salazar, the best way to make a champion and Red-S, our first season of the Science of Sport Podcast was never short on controversy. Host Mike Finch and Prof. Ross Tucker name their award winners of the year, look back on the lessons learnt and look ahead to the 2020 Olympic year For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 tim. 19 min
    The Amelia Boone Interview: How the "Queen of Pain" Faces Down Her Demons

    The Amelia Boone Interview: How the "Queen of Pain" Faces Down Her Demons

    As one of the world's top obstacle racers and ultra runners, Amelia Boone is regarded as one of the toughest female athletes on the planet. But a lifetime battling eating disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) almost cost the American her life and her sporting career. In this interview with Prof. Ross Tucker and host Mike Finch, Boone speaks openly about her dramatic past, relationships and the lessons others can take from her ongoing battle against her toughest opponent, herself. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 57 min
    Mary Cain & RED-S: When Weight Loss Affects Performance

    Mary Cain & RED-S: When Weight Loss Affects Performance

    Join Prof. Ross Tucker and host Mike Finch - with guests exercise physiologist and scientist Dr Trent Stellingwerff and former elite runner Hilary Stellingwerff - as we look into the causes, culture and psychology of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) and the controversy surrounding Mary Cain and the Nike Oregon Project. We look into the effects of RED-S on both female and male athletes and why long-term health is always more important than short term gains. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 tim. 18 min

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