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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.

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.

Location:

United Kingdom

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

01509222443


Episodes

E32 - Leadership secrets that drive high performing teams

6/22/2022
Experts in Sport podcast host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) sits down with John Steele, Loughborough Sport’s Executive Director of Sport, to unearth leadership secrets that drive high performing teams. Time Stamps - 00:00 – 1:35 Introduction & background information on the episode’s guests 1:36 – 3:35 Career beginning and the passion for leadership 3:36 – 6:00 “Serve to lead” - modern leadership with heart and mind 6:01 – 9:06 The difference between management and...

Duration:00:38:16

E31 - Sustainability and climate change impacts on sport

4/11/2022
In the latest Experts in Sport podcast, guests Dr Maddie Orr and Dr Russell Seymour, provide an informative discussion on sport, climate change and sustainability. During the episode, host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) and the researchers, both of whom have vast scientific experience in environmental studies, explain how climate change can affect current sporting events.

Duration:00:41:07

E30 - From intern to chairman: Former chairman of IMG Media, Michel Masquelier

3/9/2022
Michel Masquelier, former chairman of IMG Media, covers 35 years in sports business and how he went from an intern to chairman as part of the largest sports management agency in the world. He discusses working with famous athletes and bluechip companies along his career path.

Duration:00:49:22

E29 - Former Financial Controller at City Football Group tells his story

3/1/2022
The latest Experts in Sport podcast sees Loughborough University alumnus Neill Wood explain how he became Financial Controller at City Football Group (CFG). During the first episode of 2022, Neill speaks with host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) to talk about how his career at global business giants EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) and Microsoft helped him climb the ladder and land one of sports’ most coveted roles.

Duration:00:36:02

Tokyo Talk: Evidence-based classification in Paralympic sport

8/26/2021
In the latest episode of the ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast Loughborough University’s Head of Para Sport Nik Diaper looks into evidence-based classification in Paralympic sport and the role that research can play in achieving it. The group, brought together by Professor Vicky Tolfrey, sees Nik joined by Emma Wiggs MBE, a Paracanoe athlete and 2016 Rio Paralympic Gold Medallist, Iain Gowans, Classification Manager for the British Paralympic Association and Dr Barry Mason, a Senior Research...

Duration:00:49:58

Tokyo Talk: Para-sports against Stigma

8/25/2021
Para-athlete and research associate Sam Ruddock discusses the Paralympic Games, stigma and changing attitudes around the worlds with a range of guests.

Duration:00:49:42

Tokyo Talk: Dysfunctional breathing, asthma and athletes

8/4/2021
Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Sam Winter, Senior Lecturer from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, and Professor John Dickinson, an established international expert for applied practice and research into athlete respiratory care. Sam, John and Martin discuss a range of topics around respiratory physiology, including the basics of breathing and breathing techniques, the implications of asthma and asthma treatment in elite sport and how research is...

Duration:00:58:28

Tokyo Talk: Doping in sport

7/27/2021
Host Martin Foster is joined by Professor James Skinner, Dr Daniel Read and Professor Barry Houlihan to discuss drug testing athletes, why they dope and much more...

Duration:00:55:09

Tokyo Talk: Biomechanics of endurance running and the effects of new generation running shoes

7/27/2021
Host Martin Foster looks into the biomechanics of endurance running with Dr Sam Allen, Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, and Dr Steph Forrester, Reader in Sports Engineering and Biomechanics at the Sports Technology Institute.

Duration:00:54:04

Tokyo Talk: Reducing injury risk in endurance runners

7/27/2021
Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Richard Blagrove and Dr Max Paquette to discuss one of the biggest issues facing elite endurance runners: injury, which can derail training programmes and can prevent runners reaching major championships and achieving success.

Duration:00:59:20

Tokyo Talk: How athletes prepare to compete in extreme heat

7/21/2021
Heat expert Dr Lee Taylor discusses how top athletes can best prepare to compete in hot weather conditions such as those expected at the Tokyo Olympics.

Duration:00:15:37

Tokyo Talk: Athlete psychology at a Covid-threatened Olympics

7/21/2021
Sport psychologist Dr David Fletcher discusses athlete preparations for an Olympics that may not have taken place due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:14:31

Tokyo Talk: Maximising sleep patterns for performing in different time zones

7/21/2021
Sleep expert Professor Kevin Morgan discusses the impacts of competing in a different time zone and how athletes can prepare to ensure that their performance isn't hindered.

Duration:00:19:28

E28 - The truth behind the role of the sport agent in the football industry

6/22/2021
Host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead), sits down with Simon Bayliff, Founder and Managing Director of ARETÉ, and ex-Arsenal FC and now Beijing FC professional footballer Nico Yennaris, to delve further into the world of talent management in the football industry.

Duration:00:58:48

E27 - The power of performance analysis

5/16/2021
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.

Duration:00:40:00

E26 - The importance of recovery in elite-level sport

4/20/2021
Within sport, it is well known that recovery plays an important part of any training schedule, but how exactly does this impact team sports? Host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined by Dr Tom Clifford, from the University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Lauren Delany, Loughborough University alumna, and Performance Nutritionist for Leeds Rhinos, and Dr Will Abbott, Academy Performance Manager at Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club.

Duration:00:48:24

E25 - Does stronger = faster?

3/3/2021
Host Martin Foster is joined by Professor JB Morin from Université Jean Monnet and Dr Bill Horg, Strength and Conditioning Lead at Loughborough University, to discuss measuring force, velocity and power in jumping and sprinting.

Duration:00:36:57

E24 - Exercise, immune system and cancer

1/21/2021
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 responds to the disease, the potential preventative benefits of exercise, and further advice on physical activity to improve the effectiveness of treatment.

Duration:00:19:02

E23 - Beating the Heat

12/15/2020
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 Games in Japan, which are widely anticipated to be the hottest and potentially most humid to-date.

Duration:01:06:10

E22 - Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

11/26/2020
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.

Duration:00:46:04