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Motor-athlete Data Analysis

Motor-athlete Data Analysis

Our principal Dr Lee Walsh was invited by the Motorsport Coaching Podcast to talk about athlete data analysis and the impact it can have on your development and race performance. Listen below, and get in touch with us to learn how physiological data could help your...

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Opportunities for Optimising Motor-athlete Physiology

Opportunities for Optimising Motor-athlete Physiology

The drive to get an edge over other competitors is fundamental to motorsport. In motorsport the focus for gaining performance is often on the equipment, or vehicle. However, the performance of the motor-athletes (drivers, riders, pilots and pit crew) are is also...

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How do we measure the senses?

How do we measure the senses?

We’ve all rated our pain at the doctor’s office, read an eye chart for a licence test, or told a friend the truth about their cooking. Despite the commonly held view that we have just five senses, we actually have many more, and we depend upon their accuracy and...

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Proprioception: Sensing position and movement

Proprioception: Sensing position and movement

Proprioception is the body’s sense of its own movement and position, as well as the force and effort applied to movement. This is quite different to vision, taste, hearing, smell and touch which are all for sensing things outside the body, and other senses that tell...

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Measuring how the brain controls breathing

Measuring how the brain controls breathing

The muscles that make us breathe need to work or ‘contract’ both when we are awake and asleep to bring oxygen into the lungs (and remove carbon dioxide) to keep us alive. Dr Anna Hudson explains how the brain controls breathing as how her lab measures that in sickness...

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How many senses do we have?

How many senses do we have?

Most people reply that we have five senses vision, smell, taste, hearing and touch. Why stop there? How come most people don’t list any others? Read a post on Measuring People by Dr Lee Walsh, specialist in human sensation, about how many senses we actually have. READ...

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