Coach Bobby McGee interviews Ross about the myth of lactate and what it means for coaches and athletes
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The Central Governor and the Athlete’s Clock: Pacing and performance
Jonathan came across the video below earlier today. Now, I must confess that I had never heard of the speaker, a Dr Thomas Rowland. Nor have I had the opportunity to read the book about which he speaks in this interview, called “The Athlete’s Clock“. But the concept grabbed my attention immediately, because as you […]
Pacing physiology and the limit to performance: A #fourminute mull
The latest four minute mull explores pacing strategies, physiology and fatigue. In so doing, I offer a theory for the limits to human performance existing at the point where the “reserve” that physiology maintains is no more, the endspurt disappears, and humans are at the limits of what is physiologically possible.
Science of Sport awards: Sports science story of the year
Looking back on 2011, but through an academic lens, leaves the impossible task of trying to pick a research highlight. I guess in much the same way as your choice of a Sports Star of the Year would be influenced by your choice of sport (Messi, Djokovic, Cavendish or Wellington), the choice of most exciting […]
ACSM overview: Wrapping up the high (and low) lights
Thanks to all for weighing in on the last post on the stagnant nature of sports science. Or rather, some aspects of sports science. I know that the last week may have felt a little like an “insider conversation”, but moving forward, I’m going to widen the scope and tackle some intriguing topics, inspired mostly […]
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