Category archive: Sport

Optimising nutrition in a bid to break the two-hour marathon mark

Stephen Mears, Loughborough University Twenty-six seconds. That’s how close Kenyan runner Eluid Kipchoge came to breaking the two-hour marathon and bettering a mark many thought to be unachievable. Although this was the fastest time ever run over the 26.2 mile distance, it unfortunately did not count as a world record. In the event, organised by […]






The carbon bootprint: Can we make football greener?

Football seems to be a low-impact past time in terms of the environment but Director of the Institute for Media and Creative Industries at Loughborough University London and environmental writer Professor Toby Miller reveals that the beautiful game is beginning to build up a huge carbon footprint…