Sports Science at the Rio Olympics

Another inspiring Olympic Games is over… But if you are already suffering from the post-Olympics blues, here is a selection of resources and articles on a whole variety of topics surrounding the Games. No doubt there are many others so feel free to add any other links or suggestions in the comments below.  …

Interview: Dr Craig Duncan

For our latest Sports Discovery interview I am delighted to be able to share the thoughts of the 2014 ESSA (Exercise and Sport Science Australia) Sport Scientist of Year, Dr Craig Duncan. Our discussion includes recovery, sleep, monitoring, accreditation, managing stress and advice for aspiring Sport Scientists. Firstly, a bit…

Interview with Professional Sports Chef: Charlotte Kemp

In this article we are putting aside the thoughts and research of Sports Nutrition and going to someone who actually prepares the daily meals for professional athletes, a chef! Charlotte Kemp was trained in the world of fine dining and Michelin stars but now finds herself preparing meals for professional footballers…

A Trip to a Nutrition Factory… & Thoughts on Doping Control

I was lucky enough to visit the Reflex Nutrition Science Park with my colleague Rachel Comer this month for what was an eye opening experience. I have to admit that despite many years of working with nutrition products I have never really considered the production process behind them! Only now,…

Nutrition for Football

Two years on from Nick’s accident, I wanted to mark the anniversary by sharing one of his articles. He wrote this article in 2004 but it is amazing how relevant it still is more than a decade on! Please enjoy and feel free to share your thoughts. ‘Your role is to…