44 episodes

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.

    E34 - Wellbeing in professional sport

    E34 - Wellbeing in professional sport

    Steve Johnson, Chief Executive Officer at the Wellbeing Science Institute discusses psychology and wellbeing to enhance sporting success both on and off the pitch. 

    00:00 – 03:38 Introduction & career background information on our guest
    03:39 – 05:18 The beginning of the wellbeing science institute and the collaboration with Loughborough University
    05:19 – 10:05 The win-win Leadership scenario – How to make both the organisation and its people succeed  
    10:06 – 13:58 Transformational & female leadership within the sporting industry – the importance of diversity
    13:59 – 15:32 Defining Well-being and its importance on individual’s potential, and life quality
    15:33 – 17:42 Usage of evidence-based approach within the Wellbeing science Institute 
    17:43 – 20:13 A practical model to enhance athletes’ wellbeing 
    20:14 – 26:49 Wellbeing as a performance enabler tool & 3 organisational approaches towards it
    26:50 – 31:50 Bridge the gap between professional and personal level in a professional sporting environment 
    31:51  – 36:04 Benefits of multi-dimensional approach towards professional sport and the importance of a varied disciplinary education 
    36:03 – 38:09 How to measure short and long term success of a wellbeing program 
    38:10 – 43:47 The development of an organisational wellbeing strategy with the Australian NRL
    43:48 – 47:45 The collaboration with Loughborough University and its impact of the wellbeing course on the university’s performance lifestyle teams.
    47:46 – 49:04 Episode conclusion 

    • 49 min
    E33 - Commonwealth Games special

    E33 - Commonwealth Games special

    Experts in Sport welcomes guests involved in the Commonwealth games with a range of practitioners from Loughborough University and beyond.

    Time Stamps -
    0:00:00 Welcome
    0:00:20 Professor Vicky Tolfrey, Professor of Applied Disability Sport and Director of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport
    0:07:03 Jonathon Riall, Team England Triathlon Team Leader and Head of Performance Services at the British Paralympic Association
    0:17:23  Ben Stephenson, Research Assistant in Sports Performance at Loughborough University
    0:23:53  Dr Chris McLeod, an expert in eating behaviour at Loughborough University
    0:43:35 Dr David Fletcher, Sport Psychologist at Loughborough University
    0:50:25 Professor Mike Caine, Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Sport and Professor of Sport Technology and Innovation at Loughborough University

    • 1 hr
    E32 - Leadership secrets that drive high performing teams

    E32 - Leadership secrets that drive high performing teams

    Experts in Sport podcast host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) sits down with John Steele, Loughborough Sport’s Executive Director of Sport, to unearth leadership secrets that drive high performing teams. 

    Time Stamps - 
    00:00 – 1:35 Introduction & background information on the episode’s guests 
    1:36 – 3:35 Career beginning and the passion for leadership 
    3:36 – 6:00 “Serve to lead” - modern leadership with heart and mind 
    6:01 – 9:06 The difference between management and leadership  
    9:07 – 12:24 Culture and leadership behaviour to enhance high performance environment 
    12:15 – 17:39 Personal development - the process of leading through emotional connection 
    17:40 – 22:43 Transition from player to Director of Rugby and different styles of leadership 
    22:44 – 25:22 The importance of leading through others and multi-dimensional behaviour  
    25:23 – 29:52 Discussing what makes an excellent team and the significance of a varied recruitment of leaders 
    29:53 – 32:07 Advice for students and future development in the field of leadership  
    32:08 – 34:51 Self-reflection and significant career learning points  
    34:52 – 37:18 Create your personal leadership model in your style  
    37:19 – 38:12 Episode conclusion  

    • 38 min
    E31 - Sustainability and climate change impacts on sport

    E31 - Sustainability and climate change impacts on sport

    In the latest Experts in Sport podcast, guests Dr Maddie Orr and Dr Russell Seymour, provide an informative discussion on sport, climate change and sustainability.
    During the episode, host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) and the researchers, both of whom have vast scientific experience in environmental studies, explain how climate change can affect current sporting events. 

    • 41 min
    E30 - From intern to chairman: Former chairman of IMG Media, Michel Masquelier

    E30 - From intern to chairman: Former chairman of IMG Media, Michel Masquelier

    Michel Masquelier,  former chairman of IMG Media,  covers 35 years in sports business and how he went from an intern to chairman as part of the largest sports management agency in the world. He discusses working with famous athletes and bluechip companies along his career path. 

     

    • 49 min
    E29 - Former Financial Controller at City Football Group tells his story

    E29 - Former Financial Controller at City Football Group tells his story

    The latest Experts in Sport podcast sees Loughborough University alumnus Neill Wood explain how he became Financial Controller at City Football Group (CFG).
    During the first episode of 2022, Neill speaks with host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) to talk about how his career at global business giants EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) and Microsoft helped him climb the ladder and land one of sports’ most coveted roles. 

    • 36 min

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