Science of Sport

The Science of Sport

Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance
  • A career change and high performance organizations: The good, the bad & the ugly
    A career change, new challenges and musings about high performance set up a brief thought on what makes good, bad and ugly teams The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • 2015 Genie: Three wishes for the year
    Three wishes for 2015 - a doping focus on a sport other than cycling, more head-to-head competition, and less force-feeding of cherries and extreme science. None are likely true, but one can wish... The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • 2014 Wrap Part 2: The science of sport review
    In the second part of my 2014 Review series, I look at three of the sports science stories that made news - the sub-2 hour marathon, doping in the marathon & Justin Gatlin's great year The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • 2014 Wrap Part 1: Week by week musings
    A look back at 2014, using my weekly "Times" newspaper column to cover some of the biggest sporting stories and their management and scientific implications. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • The 2-hour marathon and the 4-min mile
    A recently launched group plans to help runners go under 2 hours for the marathon in five years. is it feasible? For many reasons, I say no. The 4-min mile analogy is often used - here's my response to that particular thought. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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