• E26 - The importance of recovery in elite-level sport
    by Loughborough University on 20th April 2021

    Within sport, it is well known that recovery plays an important part of any training schedule, but how exactly does this impact team sports? Host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined by Dr Tom Clifford, from the University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Lauren Delany, Loughborough University alumna, and Performance Nutritionist for Leeds Rhinos, and Dr Will Abbott, Academy Performance Manager at Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. 

  • E25 - Does stronger = faster?
    by Loughborough University on 4th March 2021

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Professor JB Morin from Université Jean Monnet and Dr Bill Horg, Strength and Conditioning Lead at Loughborough University, to discuss measuring force, velocity and power in jumping and sprinting. 

  • How can the sport and activity sector contribute to race equality? | Part two
    by Andy Morgan on 10th February 2021

    Part two: Sporting Equals CEO, Arun Kang OBE, is one of our guests as us as we ask how Yorkshire Sport Foundation and the wider sport and activity sector can contribute to race equality. We discuss intersectionality and our guests consider what progress they would like to have been made in twelve months time. Guests: Arun Kang OBE (Sporting Equals, Chief Executive), Jasneet Kaur (Sporting Equals, Marketing and Communications Manager), Nigel Harrison (Yorkshire Sport Foundation, CEO) and Tahir Akram (Yorkshire Sport Foundation, Development Officer).

  • How can the sport and activity sector contribute to race equality? | Part one
    by Andy Morgan on 8th February 2021

    Part one: Sporting Equals CEO, Arun Kang OBE, is one of our guests as us as we ask how Yorkshire Sport Foundation and the wider sport and activity sector can contribute to race equality. We look at the response to the Black Lives Matters protests of summer 2020, and look at the Sporting Equals research into the use of the term BAME. This is the first of a two-part episode.Guests: Arun Kang OBE (Sporting Equals, Chief Executive), Jasneet Kaur (Sporting Equals, Marketing and Communications Manager), Nigel Harrison (Yorkshire Sport Foundation, CEO) and Tahir Akram (Yorkshire Sport Foundation, Development Officer).

  • E24 - Exercise, immune system and cancer
    by Loughborough University on 21st January 2021

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Mhairi Morris, Lecturer in Biochemistry from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. Mhairi and Martin discuss a whole host of topics around cancer, including how the immune system responds to the disease, the potential preventative benefits of exercise, and further advice on physical activity to improve the effectiveness of treatment. 

  • Closing the gender sports gap in schools
    by Andy Morgan on 20th January 2021

    We chat with Darton Primary School in Barnsley about how they have spent the last few years challenging stereotypes through sport and activity in their school. We're joined by Totally Runable, who have worked alongside them, on a project which contributed to winning the Innovation category at the South Yorkshire Primary PE and School Sport Premium Awards.Introduction3:55 – Getting started19:09 – Giving staff the confidence24:34 – Putting it into practice with pupils, staff and parents45:54 – Looking to the futureResourcesTotally Runable - https://www.totallyrunable.com/ Girls and sport pledge - https://www.totallyrunable.com/what-we-do/school-pe-and-sport/girls-and-sport-pledge-for-schools Darton Primary School - https://www.dartonprimary.com/ GuestsJo Lancett – Headteacher at Darton Primary SchoolKayleigh Fisher – PE Coordinator at Darton Primary SchoolNatalie Jackson – Co-founder and Director at Totally RunableJenny Meadows OLY – Director of Communications and Relations at Totally RunableHostAndy Morgan - Media Manager at Yorkshire Sport Foundation

  • S2, E1 - Investigating poor health and educational outcomes for children and young people
    by Youth Sport Trust on 13th January 2021

    The Youth Sport Trust podcast returns for a second season. In our first episode, recorded in December 2020, host Glen Harrington is joined by Ross Levy and Mark Carey from YST's in-house Research and Insight team. The group discuss an ongoing piece of YST research into the poor health and educational outcomes for children and young people. The podcast includes an interview with a YST Welsh Young Ambassador, who speaks about her experiences, an in depth look at the impact of COVID-19 on inequalities, plus top tips for how to start overcoming some of these challenges. If you enjoy this podcast remember to visit the research area of the YST website (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/research-and-insight-hub) and contact us on [email protected] the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E23 - Beating the Heat
    by Loughborough University on 16th December 2020

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Lee Taylor, Reader in Exercise & Environmental Physiology, where they discuss the challenges posed by next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan, which are widely anticipated to be the hottest and potentially most humid to-date.

  • E22 - Strength Training for Endurance Athletes
    by Loughborough University on 26th November 2020

    Loughborough University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences’ Dr Richard Blagrove sits down in conversation with elite level ultrarunner and Red Bull athlete, Tom Evans.

  • E21 - Disordered eating - just how common is it in elite level sport?
    by Loughborough University on 7th October 2020

    Former England cricketer Freddie Flintoff’s recent BBC documentary ‘Living with Bulimia’ sparked conversations regarding eating disorders, particularly amongst elite level athletes. But how commonplace are such health challenges? Dr Carolyn Plateau, Senior Lecturer in Psychology explains that eating disorders may well be more common in athletes than initially thought and touches on the role that coaches and parents can play in spotting the early signs of negative eating issues. 

  • The role of PE during and post-pandemic with Sue Wilkinson MBE
    by Andy Morgan on 22nd September 2020

    We’re joined by Sue Wilkinson MBE, CEO of the Association of Physical Education; and her colleague, Steve Caldecott, Head of Health and Safety. We discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the delivery of physical education in schools, and how PE can play even more of a crucial role in the wellbeing of pupils.Introduction4:01 – How has Covid-19 impacted on the delivery of PE?19:15 – The role of PE in supporting a balanced curriculum42:59 – Updates from the YSF PE and School Sport Team: PE Premium, PE conferences, Yorkshire Primary PE Awards, Daily Mile Destinations, and #ThisIsPE.ResourcesReactivating learning - https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/wp-content/uploads/Reactivating-Learning-Obverse.pdf afPE Launch New 2020 Edition of ‘Safe Practice’ - https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/afpe-launch-new-2020-edition-of-safe-practice/ GuestsSue Wilkinson MBE – Chief Executive at the Association for Physical EducationSteve Caldecott – Head of Health and Safety at the Association for Physical EducationAlex Ogden – PE and School Sport Lead at Yorkshire Sport FoundationCharlotte Ellis – PE and School Sport Development Officer at Yorkshire Sport FoundationDarren Huart – The Daily Mile Coordinator, Yorkshire Sport FoundationHostAndy Morgan - Media Manager at Yorkshire Sport Foundation

  • E20 - The truth about exercise and weight management
    by Loughborough University on 10th September 2020

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr James King, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences to take a closer look at the relationship between exercise and weight management.

  • E19 - Para sport special: What does it take to become successful on the world stage?
    by Loughborough University on 24th August 2020

    As the clock counts down to next summer’s postponed Paralympics Games, this week’s ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast takes a timely look at what it takes to create an optimum performance environment for ParalympicsGB. In this special episode, host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined by Penny Briscoe, Director of Sport at the British Paralympic Association and Loughborough University’s Head of Para Sport, Nik Diaper.  

  • E18 - Race, ethnicity, and racism in sports coaching
    by Loughborough University on 29th July 2020

    In this week’s special edition of the Experts in Sport Podcast, host Martin Foster introduces an international online forum featuring leading academics looking at the key themes in race, ethnicity, and racism in sports coaching.Organised by Loughborough University’s Dr Steven Bradbury in collaboration with Dr Jim Lusted (Open University) and Dr Jacco Van Sterkenburg (Erasmus University) the forum features contributions from leading ‘race’ and sport scholars in the US, Europe and Australia.

  • E17 - ‘Support, develop, empower’ - the dual-career journey of an athlete
    by Loughborough University on 17th July 2020

    Host Martin Foster is joined by Dr Emily Cartigny (research associate for the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) and Simon Wombwell (Education and Development Manager at Loughborough University) to discuss the pros and cons within a dual-career, how the delivery of educational tools have had to be adapted during the lockdown period, and the importance of providing on-going support to the individual, with a particular focus on psychology and lifestyle.  

  • E16 - Why the best players sometimes don't make it...
    by Loughborough University on 29th June 2020

    Host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined by Loughborough University’s Richard Allen (Director of Football) and Jamie Taylor (Performance Rugby Coach) to discuss talent identification in sport and how professional clubs can do better to support player development. 

  • Episode 17 - Interview with Nigel Huddleston MP
    by Youth Sport Trust on 17th June 2020

    In this episode YST's CEO Ali Oliver interviews MP Nigel Huddleston, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage), to get the government's view on the future of PE and sport at this critical time.Topics also include the School Sport and Activity Action Plan, the PE and Sport Premium and YST's upcoming National School Sport Week at Home campaign which starts on Saturday 20 June.If you enjoy this podcast please remember to like, share and subscribe on Spotify, Acast, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts from. You might also know someone impacted by the COVID-19 situation who might benefit from our range of free to download home resources. Take a look on our website for more info.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E15 - As athletes begin to return to training – what should practitioners be doing?
    by Loughborough University on 16th June 2020

    Regular hosts Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) and Dr Martin Lindley (Senior Lecturer and Director of Biosciences) are joined by Loughborough University’s Head of Strength and Conditioning Chris Wright, and fellow coaches Adam Whitney and Stephen Breisner to discuss how support teams now have the difficult task of managing workloads and helping ensure the transition back to the ‘norm’ runs as smoothly as possible.  

  • Episode 16 - COVID-19 special: the Future of PE and Sport (part 3)
    by Youth Sport Trust on 4th June 2020

    In this episode we host the latest in our series of roundtable discussions focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. In this edition, host Keith Daniell and Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver are joined by Tim Hollingsworth (Sport England), Baroness Sue Campbell (FA), Steve Grainger (RFU) and Huw Edwards (ukactive).If you enjoy this podcast please remember to like, share and subscribe on Spotify, Acast, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts from. You might also know someone impacted by the COVID-19 situation who might benefit from our range of free to download home resources. Take a look on our website for more info.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E14 - How can dietary nitrates improve elite level athlete performance?
    by Loughborough University on 28th May 2020

    Guest host Dr Martin Lindley, Senior Lecturer and Director of Biosciences, is joined by Dr Stephen Bailey, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead), as a number of topics, including the potential benefits of supplementation, are discussed. 

  • Episode 15 - COVID-19 special: the Future of PE and Sport (part 2)
    by Youth Sport Trust on 21st May 2020

    In this episode we host the latest in our series of roundtable discussions focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. In this two-part edition, host Keith Daniell and Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver are first joined by headteacher Kathryn Harper-Quinn, practicing GP Dr William Bird, as well as ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton. In part-two (starting at 42:30), Keith and Ali welcome Matt Bowler, a school PE Director, along with Jess Byrne, who offers a unique insight into the world of PE at her school in Suzhou, China, where many young people have already begun to return to lessons. If you enjoy this podcast please remember to like, share and subscribe on Spotify, Acast, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts from.  You might also know someone impacted by the COVID-19 situation who might benefit from our range of free to download home resources. Take a look on our website for more info.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E13 - What role does community sport play in tackling serious youth violence?
    by Loughborough University on 15th May 2020

    With youth violence continuing to be a serious issue in UK society, this week’s Experts in Sport’ podcast looks at the role sport can play in supporting those at risk. Host Martin Foster is joined by Loughborough University’s Dr Carolynne Mason, Lecturer in Sport Management, from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and Graham Helm, National Doorstep Sport Advisor for StreetGames, a national charity that helps bring sport to disadvantaged communities.

  • Episode 14 - COVID-19 special: the Future of PE and Sport
    by Youth Sport Trust on 7th May 2020

    In this special episode, guest hosted by former ITV and Channel Four news presenter Keith Daniell, we host a roundtable discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. Ali Oliver, Lisa Fathers and Liz Durden-Myers discuss the possible scenarios for children's physical development, literacy and overall wellbeing.If you enjoy this podcast please remember to like, share and subscribe on Spotify, Acast, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts from.You might also know someone impacted by the COVID-19 situation who might benefit from our range of free to download home resources. Take a look on our website for more info.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E12 - Can supplements boost your immune system?
    by Loughborough University on 5th May 2020

    Host Martin Foster is joined by regular contributor Dr Martin Lindley, Senior Lecturer and Director of Biosciences within the University’s School of Sport, Health and Exercises Sciences, and Mike Gleeson, Professor of Exercise Biochemistry, to discuss what role – if any – supplements can play for both the general population and elite level athletes.

  • YST Podcast Update - May 2020
    by Youth Sport Trust on 30th April 2020

    Another short update from the YST Podcast Team.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E11 - Exercise, immune defence and illness in elite athletes
    by Loughborough University on 27th April 2020

    With competition across the globe currently on pause, attention within sport has turned to maintaining athlete health and well-being. In this week’s Experts in Sport podcast, host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined by the University’s Lettie Bishop, Professor of Exercise Immunology, and Dr Martin Lindley, Senior Lecturer and Director of Biosciences within the School of Sport, Health and Exercises Sciences.The panel discuss exercise, immune defence and illness in elite athletes, training volume and intensity and its potential impact on immune function, with the experts concluding with advice to elite athletes regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic.

  • YST Podcast Update - April 2020
    by Youth Sport Trust on 20th April 2020

    Another short update from the YST Podcast Team.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Episode 13 - Active Across Ages
    by Youth Sport Trust on 30th March 2020

    In this episode we host a roundtable discussion about the lessons learned during YST's Active Across Ages pilot, an intergenerational project which involves a range of schools working with older people's settings.If you enjoy this podcast please remember to like, share and subscribe on Spotify, Acast, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts from. Our next scheduled episode will be released across all platforms on Monday 27 April after the Easter break.You might also be interested in joining our YST Podcast Club! Simply click here and then follow the instructions on screen: https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcastSupport the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • YST Podcast Update - March 2020
    by Youth Sport Trust on 19th March 2020

    A short message from the team behind the YST Podcast addressing the current situation across the UK and around the world.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Episode 12 - Jon Smedley
    by Youth Sport Trust on 16th March 2020

    In this episode we speak to Jon Smedley, a former primary school teacher who has since become the co-founder of Teach Active, helping schools deliver maths and English through physical activity.If you enjoy this podcast please remember to like, share and subscribe on Spotify, Acast, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts from. Our next episode will be released across all platforms on Monday 16 March.You might also be interested in joining our YST Podcast Club! Simply click here and then follow the instructions on screen: https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcastSupport the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)