July 2020 news
Loughborough University collaborates with governing bodies to support parents and children in tennis around the world
Loughborough University, The International Tennis Federation (ITF - the world governing body for tennis), and the LTA (the national governing body for tennis in Great Britain) have come together to provide a suite of education and support resources for parents of young tennis hopefuls, and to drive forward research on parenting in tennis.
Experts in Sport: Special edition – a closer look at race, ethnicity, and racism in sports coaching
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.
Loughborough experts contribute to key international sports media
Experts from Loughborough University have been asked to share their sporting expertise across a series of international media platforms.
Miller serves up an ace with National Tennis Academy promotion
Loughborough Sport’s Nathan Miller has been promoted to Academy Manager and Head of Performance Support for the University’s National Tennis Academy (LUNTA).
British Paralympic Association delivers key workshop to Loughborough employees
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has delivered a key online workshop to Loughborough University employees looking at Classification in para sport.
Experts in Sport: ‘Support, develop, empower’ - the dual-career journey of an athlete
The life of an elite level athlete can be tough and unforgiving. Now, more than ever, athletes are balancing high performance sport with education and/or vocation.
New Research Spotlight: Influence of Interval Training Frequency on Time-Trial Performance in Elite Endurance Athletes
The right balance of high and low intensity exercise is crucial for the most effective training plan. Research has suggested polarised training with 20% of your exercise sessions being focused on high intensity exercise (with the remaining time spent on low intensity training) could be the most effective way to create positive physiological adaptations.
Fuel Utilisation & Metabolic Testing in Relation to Ironman/Triathlon/Ultra-Endurance Performance
This article will outline how your body uses fuel, why this is relevant for Triathlon/Ironman/Ultra-endurance performance and how we can test it in our Physiology Lab.
Scholars Coaching Staff Announced for 2020-21 Season
Loughborough University FC are pleased are to announce the coaching line up for the 2020-21 season. Head Coach Alex Ackerley goes into his 3rd season with a new look support staff. Ackerley will be supported by three new assistant coaches including Joel Bonner who returns from his year in industry at Manchester United.
Top British tennis talent joins Loughborough University
Loughborough Tennis has announced top British talent Lloyd Glasspool will join its ranks next season.
Experts in Sport: why do some of the best young players never make it?
Every professional sports club dreams of a long production line of young talent, but why do some of the most promising youngsters fail to fulfil their potential and inevitably fall by the wayside?