Ross Tucker – The Science of Sport

  • Letter to BJSM reinforcing call for retraction of IAAF research on testosterone in women
    Top Retraction Warranted: Unreliable Data and Findings in IAAF-sponsored Research in BJSM Roger Pielke, Jr., University of Colorado Boulder Ross Tucker, University of Cape Town Erik Boye, Oslo University Hospital Below is a full replication of a letter that we (the three named scientists above) have ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 02-08-18
    2 months ago
  • Letter to BJSM reinforcing call for retraction of IAAF research on testosterone in women
    Top Retraction Warranted: Unreliable Data and Findings in IAAF-sponsored Research in BJSM Roger Pielke, Jr., University of Colorado Boulder Ross Tucker, University of Cape Town Erik Boye, Oslo University Hospital Below is a full replication of a letter that we (the three named scientists above) have ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 02-08-18
    2 months ago
  • Can we trust the Tour, Sky and Chris Froome: Le Monde Op-Ed
     “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.  Cycling cannot be accused of forgetting its past.  It’s not for a lack of trying – many in the sport want to.  Those involved often pretend to forget, and even implore the sport’s followers to set aside their tainted ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 06-07-18
    3 months ago
  • Can we trust the Tour, Sky and Chris Froome: Le Monde Op-Ed
     “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.  Cycling cannot be accused of forgetting its past.  It’s not for a lack of trying – many in the sport want to.  Those involved often pretend to forget, and even implore the sport’s followers to set aside their tainted ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 06-07-18
    3 months ago
  • The physiology of the cold: Why might women out-‘survive’ men?
    So this is a brief post, and it’s a written “mull”, in the sense that I wanted to share with you some thoughts.  Not answers, just theories and thoughts about that absolutely fascinating 2018 Boston Marathon.  As you know, it was a cold, wet and windy day in Boston, and ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 19-04-18
    5 months ago
  • The physiology of the cold: Why might women out-‘survive’ men?
    So this is a brief post, and it’s a written “mull”, in the sense that I wanted to share with you some thoughts.  Not answers, just theories and thoughts about that absolutely fascinating 2018 Boston Marathon.  As you know, it was a cold, wet and windy day in Boston, and ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 19-04-18
    5 months ago
  • 2018 Boston Marathon: Live splits and coverage
    Welcome to my coverage of the 2018 Boston Marathon.  The story today is going to be the cold, wet and windy conditions, which impose a unique challenge on the runners.  Expect very slow times, with some surprises because you can never predict who will handle the cold and wet best. ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 16-04-18
    5 months ago
  • 2018 Boston Marathon: Live splits and coverage
    Welcome to my coverage of the 2018 Boston Marathon.  The story today is going to be the cold, wet and windy conditions, which impose a unique challenge on the runners.  Expect very slow times, with some surprises because you can never predict who will handle the cold and wet best. ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 16-04-18
    5 months ago
  • Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes – a brief overview
    Sudden cardiac death is the subject of my latest #fourminutemull, and it’s a lousy, horrible, no-good topic.  It gets discussed, or though about, in the most tragic of circumstances, because it invariably means that a young, athletic person has died participating in sport.  Everything else is made trivial by comparison. ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 11-04-18
    5 months ago
  • Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes – a brief overview
    Sudden cardiac death is the subject of my latest #fourminutemull, and it’s a lousy, horrible, no-good topic.  It gets discussed, or though about, in the most tragic of circumstances, because it invariably means that a young, athletic person has died participating in sport.  Everything else is made trivial by comparison. ... read more
    Source: Ross Tucker – The Science of SportPublished on 11-04-18
    5 months ago
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