This week’s episode features an interview with Dr Yann Le Meur, physiologist and creator of the infographic phenomenon.
2:28 Yann Le Meur – training strategies – tennis/triathlon, improving fitness, sport science & Rodger Federer
7:09 Studying Sport Science, PE teacher, exercise physiology/
13:00 Heat altitude training, recovery nutrition provided a breadth and grounding in sport. 13:25 Synchronised swimming, modern pentathlon – working with national team and high level athletes
14:30 Act as a chameleon! Adaptation
15:42 Infographics – a way of explanation, communication and interaction
18:00 Teaching to make information – infographics
20:00 Elite sports teams in France
21:00 Consultancy and performance improvement
24:20 Applied sports career top tips, fairness, relationships & hard work
25:35 Create a network, work hard and challenge yourself create opportunities to create a good reputation
27:50 Opportunities in sport
31:10 Infographic stats: first began August 2014, 200 per year, 70,000 Twitter followers
32:20 No-one was reading my paper!! A simplification of the message = infographics was born
37:00 Infographic promotes what is new in sport science, the infographic is not enough, it is a simplification of the full paper which should be read
40:23 Different levels of evidence – info graphics have limitations

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Dr Steve Ingham is one of the UK’s leading figures in sport and one of the world’s leading performance scientists. He is steeped in high performance and has been integral to the development of Britain into an Olympic superpower. He has provided support to over 1000 athletes, of which over 200 have achieved World or Olympic medal success, including some of the world’s greatest athletes such as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent. Steve has coached Kelly Sotherton's running for heptathlon and to 4x400m Olympic medal winning success. Steve has worked at the English Sports Council British Olympic Association, English Institute of Sport, where Steve was the Director of Science and Technical Development, leading a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB. Ingham holds a BSc, PhD and is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Steve is author of the best selling ‘How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete’, discussing and inspiring the importance of learning and adapting to reach our maximum potential. Steve established Supporting Champions with the ambition of helping ambitious people to find a better way of creating high-performance. Steve hosts the Supporting Champions Podcast on sharing his pursuit of understanding and exploration in performance.

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