Press

Below are some links to articles where The Science of Sport or Ross are the subject rather than the author of the piece, as well as articles written by Ross for other sites and publications.

Articles about Ross

  1. New York Times: Watchdogs seek doping clues from a distance. Feature article, July 2013
  2. Mail & Guardian: 200 Young South Africans list 2013, June 2013
  3. iAfrica: The “Tucker plan” feature on a high performance project for SA sport, September 2008

Articles by Ross from elsewhere

  1. New York Times: A doping free Tour de France?  Opinion piece, July 2011
  2. Guardian UK: Oscar Pistorius is wrong on stride length – Alan Oliveira took more.  Sports analysis, September 2012
  3. The Times (South Africa) Science of Sport Series:

    1. Why body type matters in sport – July 2013
    2. Home ground advantage in rugby – July 2013
    3. The supplement dilemma in the anti-doping battle – August 2013
    4. The solution to SA’s sport under-performances – August 2013
    5. Talent hotbeds – a nuanced explanation – August 2013
    6. Rugby injuries and the long term dangers – August 2013
    7. Farah vs Bolt, who wins? – August 2013
    8. Referee subconscious bias – September 2013
    9. The anti doping passports explained – September 2013
    10. Why always the Kenyans? Inside Kenya’s distance dominance – September 2013
    11. Nadal’s innovation and lessons to learn – October 2013
    12. Transformation, quotas and black holes – October 2013
    13. Transformation solved: What would Richard Branson do? – October 2013
    14. A new paradigm for coaching and the irrelevance of sports science – October 2013
    15. Should doping be legalized? – November 2013
  4. High performance sport and the lessons it holds for business, written for Nedbank, South Africa