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WS More or Less: Swimming World Records

15:26:44 05.03.2017 posted by admin at 15:26:44 05.03.2017
Tags Olympics
World Records are being set at a much faster rate in swimming than in other sports. At the Rio Olympics, British swimmer Adam Peaty managed to break the Men's 100m breaststroke world record twice in two days. Tim Harford speaks to swimming coach, Rick Madge, about the reasons swimmers keep getting better results in the pool. WS More or Less: Swimming World RecordsWorld Records are being …
Categories: General

Interview with Rod Carr

15:22:12 05.03.2017 posted by admin at 15:22:12 05.03.2017
Tags Funding
Bob Ballard's interview from Dec 2016 with Rod Carr, Chair of UK Sport on funding for 2020. Rod Carr - Chair UK Sport on Funding for 2020An audioBoom post by bobballard
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Optimal loading

13:56:51 23.02.2017 posted by admin at 13:56:51 23.02.2017
Tags Physiotherapy
A world leader in sports physiotherapy, Associate Professor Dr Kristian Thorborg is from Copenhagen University. He is renowned for his studies and clinical workshops related to patients with hip, groin, hamstring and knee related injuries. In this BMJ talk podcast, he outlines: the paradigm shift for the use of exercise to treat conditions such as tendinopathy and hamstring strains. He …
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Nutrition pearls for sport performance

13:49:59 23.02.2017 posted by admin at 13:49:59 23.02.2017
Tags Nutrition
Fresh from the BMJ UK undergraduate student conference, Professor Graeme Close shares pearl after pearl on this top podcast. What do you do in a first consultation? How does nutrition in team sport vary from individual sport? What’s the key to a successful pre-game routine? How should nutrition change when an athlete is injured? Supplements? Coffee? Sleep? Take home tips – all in …
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Making a Splash

16:19:51 08.11.2016 posted by admin at 16:19:51 08.11.2016
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History was made at the Sixth Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic. Edwin Graves, 91, Tiger Holmes, 93, John Corse, 90, and William Adams, 88, all former college swimmers who stopped swimming for decades, went on an age-group record setting binge. In the process, they didn't just change history, they smashed the stereotypes of aging and taught us all an important lesson about what's …
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