Science of Sport

The Science of Sport

Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance
  • What (not) to say when doping accusations come knocking
    What should you say when you're falsely accused of doping? In the climate of cynicism and mistrust, there's a fine line between protesting too much and defending yourself. What would people believe? Your thoughts on doping responses. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • “177” – The Sub-2 hour marathon and East Africa’s super-runners
    Marathon running is in a golden era, the 2-hour barrier approaching. Kenyans in particular have led the charge, raising some of the most fascinating physiological questions of the era. This presentation describes the history, physiology, and implications for the 2-hour marathon. The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • Tinkov’s 3 Grand Tour challenge: Physiological, or folly?
    Oleg Tinkov has dangled a 1 million Euro purse to entice cycling's big four - Contador, Nibali, Quintana and Froome - into racing all three Grand Tours. Is it physiological? Or Folly? The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • 2014 Chicago Marathon Live
    Live coverage of the 2014 Chicago Marathon - join me for splits and comment as the race unfolds The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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  • Commonwealth calibration
    What is the global standing of the Commonwealth Games? How do nations and sports compare, within an Olympic-focused strategy? A look at how Commonwealth Games success, and our response to it, might be calibrated against the bigger, global picture The Science of Sport - Scientific comment and analysis of sports and sporting performance

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