• Tokyo Talk: Maximising sleep patterns for performing in different time zones
    by Loughborough University on 21st July 2021

    Sleep expert Professor Kevin Morgan discusses the impacts of competing in a different time zone and how athletes can prepare to ensure that their performance isn't hindered.

  • Tokyo Talk: Athlete psychology at a Covid-threatened Olympics
    by Loughborough University on 21st July 2021

    Sport psychologist Dr David Fletcher discusses athlete preparations for an Olympics that may not have taken place due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Tokyo Talk: How athletes prepare to compete in extreme heat
    by Loughborough University on 21st July 2021

    Heat expert Dr Lee Taylor discusses how top athletes can best prepare to compete in hot weather conditions such as those expected at the Tokyo Olympics.

  • Well Schools Series Episode 4 - Kings Leadership Academy Hawthornes in Liverpool
    by Youth Sport Trust on 19th July 2021

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Well Schools Series Episode 3 - Well Schools Live Discussion
    by Youth Sport Trust on 12th July 2021

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Well Schools Series Episode 2 - John Spence Community High School in North Shields
    by Youth Sport Trust on 5th July 2021

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Move More - A physical activity strategy for Sheffield
    on 30th June 2021

    How do you write a physical activity strategy for an entire district? That's the question we posed two of the people involved in doing so for Sheffield, as the Move More physical activity strategy was refreshed in June 2021.Part one - 1:21Part two - 22:14GuestsTom Hughes, Development Manager (Sheffield) at Yorkshire Sport Foundation.Dr. Anna Lowe, Programme Manager, National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (Sheffield).HostAndy Morgan, Media Manager at Yorkshire Sport Foundation.Find out more: movemoresheffield.com

  • Well Schools Series Episode 1 - Holy Family Catholic Primary School in Surrey
    by Youth Sport Trust on 28th June 2021

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E28 - The truth behind the role of the sport agent in the football industry
    by Loughborough University on 22nd June 2021

    Host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead), sits down with Simon Bayliff, Founder and Managing Director of ARETÉ, and ex-Arsenal FC and now Beijing FC professional footballer Nico Yennaris, to delve further into the world of talent management in the football industry. 

  • Girls Active Coaches Series Episode 5 - CARE
    by Youth Sport Trust on 18th June 2021

    Within this final podcast in the Girls Active Coaches Special Series we meet Senior Sports Development Apprentice and footballer for Bridgwater United FC Leah Burridge, where she discusses with Jenny Wallwork her coaching journeys and how she has used the CARE principles on her path.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Tackling inequalities - 2TshirtGang
    by Andy Morgan on 16th June 2021

    We spoke to 2TshirtGang to discuss how they used money from the Tackling Inequalities Fund to support women to be active in Bradford during the Covid-19 pandemic.Part one:Anthony and Trinity from 2tshirtgang.Part two:  21:05Cleo and Daneka share their story.

  • Girls Active Coaches Series Episode 4 - Resilience
    by Youth Sport Trust on 13th June 2021

    Welcome back to the Girls Active Coaches podcast series. In this episode Jenny Wallwork speaks with GB Athletics athlete, Coach and the founder of the Move Charity, Gemma Hillier-Moses. WARNING: This episode contains real-life cancer stories and includes content which some listeners may find upsetting.Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Girls Active Coaches Series Episode 3 – Aspiration
    by Youth Sport Trust on 12th June 2021

    Join us for this Girls Active Coaches series episode focused on Aspiration with our host Jenny Wallwork and 2019 WCMX Women’s World Champion Lily Rice. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Girls Active Coaches Series Episode 2 – Empathy
    by Youth Sport Trust on 11th June 2021

    In this episode, we meet special guest Young ambassador and the winner of the Youth Sport Trust Believing in Every Child’s Future – Young Activist of the Year at the Sport Gives Back Awards, Saadia Abubaker. Our host Jenny Wallwork speaks to Saadia about her journey and the theme of empathy. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • Girls Active Coaches Series Episode 1 – Creativity
    by Youth Sport Trust on 7th June 2021

    Welcome to the first episode of the Girls Active Coaches special podcast series where our host former International Badminton player Jenny Wallwork and The Coaching Lab founder Jack Rolfe, discuss his story and the episode theme of creativity. Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

  • E27 - The power of performance analysis
    by Loughborough University on 17th May 2021

    Host Martin Foster is joined by performance analysis (PA) expert Mike Hughes and Donald Barron, Applied Performance Analysis Lead at Loughborough University to delve a little deeper into the subject and discover how performance analysis has grown immensely in sport with data now playing a key role in influencing decisions both on and off the field of play. 

  • 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.