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Background Information

Employment History

Harvard University

Senior Lecturer and Researcher

University of Cape Town

Specialist Scientist

SSISA

Sponsored

adidas ZA

Consultant

Consultant to SRSA and SASCOC for high performance sport strategy

PhD Student On the Team

Noakes

Affiliations

Board Member
ImproveMYFitness Ltd

Research Associate, Post-doctoral Research Fellows
Lore of Sports Science

Founding Member
Vivendi Wellness

Member of South African Sevens
Paul Treu

Specialist Scientist
Sports Science Institute of South Africa

Education

BSc

physiology and biochemistry

University of Cape Town

PhD

Sports Science Institute

PhD

University of Cape Town

Post-Graduate Diploma

Sports Management

University of Cape Town

Web References (178 Total References)


Performance Leadership summit | The Science of Sport

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Ross Tucker

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Dr Ross Tucker is an exercise physiologist and high performance sports consultant who consults with teams and federations including the USA Olympic Committee, Great Britain Olympic Sports Federations, the International Rugby Board, SA Sevens Rugby and SA Kayaking. Having obtained his PhD studying the limits of human performance and fatigue from UCT, he worked in sports marketing and sponsorship strategy for SAIL before rejoining the University of Cape Town in 2010, where he now works as a Senior Lecturer and researcher. His current research areas include barefoot running, talent management, the physiology of elite East African runners, kayakers, and athletes with cerebral palsy. Dr Tucker is known for forthright and evidence-based views on sports science, strategy and management, running a website called The Science of Sport, writing for local and international publications, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian (UK) and The Times (SA). He was recently named by Mail and Guardian as one of South Africa's Top 200 Influential Young South Africans, and by the SA Minister of Sport as one of the 100 most influential South Africans in sport.


Also, in the article, Pace Yourself, ...

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Also, in the article, Pace Yourself, coach and exercise physiologist, Greg McMillan and Ross Tucker, exercise physiologist at the University of Cape Town and Sports Science Institute of South Africa, outline methods for determining your goal marathon pace and in-race pacing strategies.


Barefoot running: bad or beneficial? - Club 14 Fitness

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"It's a really polarized debate - there are what you might call the barefoot evangelicals on one side and the aggressive anti-barefoots on the other," says Ross Tucker, an expert in exercise physiology at South Africa's University of Cape Town and a middle- and long-distance running coach.


"It's a really polarized debate - ...

club14fitness.com [cached]

"It's a really polarized debate - there are what you might call the barefoot evangelicals on one side and the aggressive anti-barefoots on the other," says Ross Tucker, an expert in exercise physiology at South Africa's University of Cape Town and a middle- and long-distance running coach.


"It's a really polarized debate - ...

club14fitness.com [cached]

"It's a really polarized debate - there are what you might call the barefoot evangelicals on one side and the aggressive anti-barefoots on the other," says Ross Tucker, an expert in exercise physiology at South Africa's University of Cape Town and a middle- and long-distance running coach.

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