October, 2013  // Posts published in October, 2013

30 Oct 2013 Posted in Doping

Should doping be legalized?

The debate about whether doping should be legal and whether anti-doping is doomed to failure reared its head last week. Here are thoughts on why anti-doping does work, and a compromise for the future

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22 Oct 2013 Posted in High performance management

Performance Leadership summit

I am very pleased to announce the inaugural Performance Leadership Summit, to be held in Cape Town on November 21 and 22 this year, and look forward to welcoming you to Cape Town!

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17 Oct 2013 Posted in Marketing & sponsorship/Sports Science

Navigating the thin ice of science translation

The unnecessary polarization, selective filtering and oversimplification of science poses huge challenges for scientific translation. Thoughts on all three...

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15 Oct 2013 Posted in Sports management

Welcome to the New Science of Sport

As a new look website is launched, we look back on where we came from, and where we are headed

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10 Oct 2013 Posted in Berlin Marathon/Marathons

Is the sub-2 hour marathon imminent? Don’t hold your breath, and here’s why

Wilson Kipsang's marathon world record has triggered the usual debates about the sub-2 hour marathon being imminent. Here's why this talk is, for now, unrealistic and hugely premature.

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10 Oct 2013 Posted in Berlin Marathon/Marathons

Analysis of Wilson Kipsang’s marathon world record: Pacing and splits

Wilson Kipsang's 2:03:23 is the talk of the marathon world. I analyse the pacing, the splits and the potential for future improvement.

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10 Oct 2013 Posted in Berlin Marathon/Marathons

Berlin Marathon 2013: Live splits and analysis

The 2013 Berlin Marathon promised much, and delivered a world record to Wilson Kipsang. This is my live analysis of the race, as it happened.

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