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Female Athlete Podcast

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In this special Series 3 FINALE, we look forward to the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics in less than a month. We speak to two current Olympic gold medalists; GB Hockey player Lily Owsley and GB Track Cyclist Elinor Barker, as well as our own Je
In this episode we cover a whole host of topics about the female athlete with Dr Katie Lydon, a Sports Medicine doctor with a particular interest in the menstrual cycle. In our open and honest chat we talk about how women need to be more thorou
In this episode we speak to the wonderful people at Umi Health who happen to be our title sponsors for Series 3. Umi is a one-stop hub for all things pelvic health. Whether you have a question about incontinence, painful sex, weeing, pooing, pr
In this episode we speak to two experienced female cyclists and Specialized ambassadors ; 2020 Triathlon World Series Champion Georgia Taylor-Brown and SES Racing's track cyclist Yewande Adesida. We chat about all the basics to consider as a fe
In this episode we speak to Dr Chris Bramah and former GB 800m runner Becky Lyne all about biomechanics and how important understanding our running biomechanics is to reducing injury risk and bettering our performance. We ask Becky about settin
In this episode we speak about the gender data gap and lack of research on women, and the ongoing impact this has had on females in society, emergency medicine and in sport. Our guests today are two experts in this area, Dr Alyson McGregor and
In this episode we speak to Dr Rebecca Robinson about returning to training post illness. We particularly focus on the longer term impacts of contracting Covid and the implications on returning to play. We speak about how to best avoid illness
In this episode we're extremely excited to speak to CrossFit legend Samantha Briggs. Sam is a nine times CrossFit Games competitor and in 2013 became the world CrossFit champion, claiming the title of ‘Fittest on Earth’. Sam has an interesting
In this episode we speak to a recreational runner, Jenny Tomei about her experience with an eating disorder. Throughout her late teens and early 20's Jenny battled with Anorexia Nervosa, an unsustainable training load and lost her period for an
In this episode we focus on strength and strength training and the female athlete with Dr Rich Blagrove. Dr Blagrove is a senior lecturer in strength and conditioning at Loughborough University and has worked within many team and individual spo
In this episode we speak to distance runner Bobby Clay who has been through a turbulent time in recent years suffering from many of the implications associated with Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport. Bobby rose through the ranks and burst ont
In this episode we speak to sport science expert and Physical Performance Manager at the English Football Association (FA), Dawn Scott. Dawn has over 20 years experience in the world of the elite female athlete. Dawn was part of the US Women's
In this episode we speak about harassment and exercising women. The topic has been in the news and media recently for various different reasons and we wanted to open up the conversation around it as best we can.We give our own experiences and s
In this week's episode we speak to Dr Kate Ackerman about Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S).Dr Ackerman is a world leading physician and Medical Director of the female athlete programme at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she is lead
We're delighted to kick off our third season by speaking to Dr Emma Ross. Emma is such a passionate advocate of spreading the messages all women should know about their bodies-spanning across all age groups and levels of ability from participat
*SEASON 2 FINALE & Christmas Special!* We did it!As we approach the end of 2020 we wanted to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who has downloaded and listened to our podcast over the past ten months- we couldn’t have done it without you and we h
In this BONUS episode we speak to ultra runner, mother of three and Women in Sport board member Sophie Power.Sophie's life changed when a photograph of her breastfeeding her three-month-old son whilst running the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB
In this episode we speak to Scotland Women's captain Rachel Malcolm around her experiences with concussion. Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury and in a contact sport like rugby union, data collected over the past few seasons has found
In this BONUS episode we speak to Professor Sandra Hunter of Marquette University of Wisconsin. Professor Hunter is an expert in sex and age differences in muscle fatigability and endurance performance as well as the impact of stress on neuromu
In this special episode we speak about an important topic: Mental Health and sport. The stats from Mind charity say that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England- so we know it’s an important topic
In this episode we speak to middle-distance runner and double Olympian Eilish McColgan and her mother, coach and former athlete (and Olympic silver medalist) Liz McColgan. We chat about Liz's role in coaching her oldest daughter Eilish, how the
In this episode we speak about all things Recovery with a world leading expert in all aspects of sleep, recovery strategies and travel, Dr Shona Halson. Shona is an Associate Professor in the School of Behavioural and Health Sciences at the Aus
In this episode, we’re focussing on a BIG area when it comes to performance, recovery, training and  general wellbeing- it’s Nutrition. Today, we have a great guest joining us who is a Performance Nutritionist and an international rugby player
In this BONUS episode we speak to Caroline MacManus, a woman with over 20 years experience working in high performance sport. Caroline is currently a Physiologist and Senior Performance Scientist at High Performance Sport New Zealand, working w
In this episode we speak to Dr Nicole Surdyka,  a Physical Therapist, Performance Coach, and Soccer Trainer who specialises in the rehabilitation and risk reduction of football injuries. Nicole started her own business after becoming dishearten
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