April, 2016  // Posts published in April, 2016

Transformation in SA sport: Dear Minister…

Transformation is a cyclical, recurring problem in South African sport. Yesterday, the SA Minister of Sport announced a ban on certain sports from hosting international events because they had not adequately met transformation targets. This article discusses the root causes, and explains the fundamental principles that have not been met, which is why we keep circling back to the same controversies.

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05 Apr 2016 Posted in Physiology/Sports Science

Low carbohydrate diets: A plea for balance, scientific rigour & death to dogma

After five years of watching bad science, defensiveness from both sides, and extremist advocacy rather than balance, I've written an article which is an appeal for nuance on the issue of low carbohydrate diets. The article first appeared in the SA papers, and this is the longer, unedited version.

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