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Professor Ross Tucker and Mike Finch
The Real Science of Sport Podcast
World-renowned sports scientist Professor Ross Tucker and veteran sports journalist Mike Finch break down the myths, practices and controversies from the world of sport. From athletics to rugby, soccer, cycling and more, the two delve into the most recent research, unearth lessons from the pros and host exclusive interviews with some of the world's leading sporting experts. For those who love sport.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 397 ratings
Trans cis
Terrific and reasonable discussion about trans athletes. Totally sensible and logical discussion with out the hyperbole and rancor. Impressive!
AokiGolf via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/29/21
Top class series
Engaging presenters with well researched and informed opinions supported by research and facts (so quite unusual..) Most interviewees are excellent too.
28067 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/29/21
Great Podcast
Love listening, learning so much. They have a great way of explaining all the info so I can understand the scientific parts of sports. Thanks guys, keep up the great work.
DangerousGood via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/05/21
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