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Dr. Ross Tucker

High-Performance Sports Consultant

Sports Science Institute of South Africa

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Sports Science Institute of South Africa

Cape Town,


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. more

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Employment History

Senior Lecturer With the Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Department
University of Cape Town

Scientific Editor
Runner's World

High Performance Consultant
United States Olympic Committee

PhD Student On the Team


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


physiology and biochemistry
University of Cape Town


Sports Science Institute


University of Cape Town

Post-Graduate Diploma
Sports Management
University of Cape Town

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Dr Ross Tucker Senior Research Officer, Commercial Research Manager Ross.Tucker@mweb.co.za

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"I think the training effect of this theory is potentially very profound," said Ross Tucker, a researcher at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa in the article.

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Guest speaker for the night is Dr. Ross Tucker. He has a BSc (Med) (Hons) Exercises Science Degree and PhD from the Sports Science Institute. He spends his days working for the Sports Science Institute and SA Sevens rugby. He's currently researching barefoot running, fatigue and performance. In January 2012, he was part of the world's first expedition to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, barefoot. This year, he'll be running his 8th Two Oceans.

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Dr Ross Tucker
Sports Science Institute of South Africa, South Africa

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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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