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Dr. Ross Tucker

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Specialist Scientist

Local Address:  Cape Town , South Africa
Company Description: The Sports Science Institute of South Africa offers a range of services to both local and international teams in training camps as well as on an ongoing basis.

Employment History


  • PhD
    University of Cape Town
  • Ph.D.
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Dr Ross Tucker
Sports Science Institute of South Africa, South Africa
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But if you want to break a marathon world record you don't actually want all the best runners in one race says Ross Tucker, an exercise physiologist at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa.
But despite the prize money and the removal of political and economic barriers that stopped previous generations of African runners from competing around the globe, Ross Tucker thinks it will take a long time for someone to go under two hours.
Your Brain Can Make You Stronger, 1 Jan 2009 [cached]
- Ross Tucker, researcher, Sports Science Institute of South Africa
"We know that people speed up at the end of exercise," says Ross Tucker, the researcher mentioned in the article.
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Ross Tucker, Ph.D.
This keeps me busy, but Ross and I share a passion for applying science to the everyday athlete, and this blog is the result of that.
My sporting background is mixed, starting with soccer thru university, then moving to running (Two Oceans twice and a 2:48 marathon PB) and finally cycling.I am a qualified USA Cycling Level II coach, and ride semi-competitively with the xXx Racing-Athletico cycling team here in Chicago.
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Jonathan Dugas and Ross Tucker completed their Ph.D.'s in 2006 in the Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Research Unit at the University of Cape Town.
Ross Tucker, Ph.D."Exercise performance, fatigue and pacing - how the brain regulates performance."
Ross's main interests are exercise fatigue, and the role of brain in regulating pacing strategies in anticipation of future physiological events.Currently Ross works as Head of Research for sports management and sponsorship company, Navitute.He also consults to UCT's Exercise Science Unit, and is the scientific editor of Runner's World SA.
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Dr Ross Tucker
Dr Ross Tucker
Sports Science Institute of South Africa, South Africa
Ross 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 an Honorary 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.
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