Much of what you read here on this site is my attempt to translate the research I’m interested in, and which can be applied to the real world, in a way that makes it more “palatable” to you. This post, however, summarizes some of the “source” research, the scientific articles that I’ve had published in the last 12 months, for those wanting to see the academic side of the discussions we have.
A group of 70 academics and doctors proposed this week that tackling should be banned for children playing rugby. Would this work? Is it necessary? Here are some considered responses to that issue.
Three wishes for 2015 – a doping focus on a sport other than cycling, more head-to-head competition, and less force-feeding of cherries and extreme science. None are likely true, but one can wish…
Heat-induced collapses, retirements and capitulations finally forced Australian Open organizers to suspend play on Day 4 due to extreme heat. Amidst allegations of inhumane conditions, here are thoughts on the physiology of the heat, and why perceptions of comfort may hold the compromise solution
It’s been a long time between posts – busy work periods, lack of inspiration, lack of news stories (well, that’s not entirely true!), but pick the excuse. Apologies for the long break. I’m back with a viewpoint on rugby – probably not the topic of interest for most of you reading this in the USA, […]