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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.

    E27 - The power of performance analysis

    E27 - The power of performance analysis

    Host Martin Foster is joined by performance analysis (PA) expert Mike Hughes and Donald Barron, Applied Performance Analysis Lead at Loughborough University to delve a little deeper into the subject and discover how performance analysis has grown immensely in sport with data now playing a key role in influencing decisions both on and off the field of play. 

    • 40 min
    E26 - The importance of recovery in elite-level sport

    E26 - The importance of recovery in elite-level sport

    Within sport, it is well known that recovery plays an important part of any training schedule, but how exactly does this impact team sports?

    • 48 min
    E25 - Does stronger = faster?

    E25 - Does stronger = faster?

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Professor JB Morin and Dr Bill Horg, Strength and Conditioning Lead at Loughborough University to discuss easuring force, velocity and power in jumping and sprinting.

    • 36 min
    E24 - Exercise, immune system and cancer

    E24 - Exercise, immune system and cancer

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Mhairi Morris, Lecturer in Biochemistry from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. Mhairi and Martin discuss a whole host of topics around cancer, including how the immune system...

    • 19 min
    E23 - Beating the Heat

    E23 - Beating the Heat

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Lee Taylor, Reader in Exercise & Environmental Physiology, where they discuss the challenges posed by next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Game

    • 1 hr 6 min
    E22 - Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

    E22 - Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

    Loughborough University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences’ Dr Richard Blagrove sits down in conversation with elite level ultrarunner and Red Bull athlete, Tom Evans.

    • 46 min

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