From surgery to summit – Kirsty Mack’s incredible Everest adventure

Prof Mackay nearly crashed his car when he tuned into Heart Radio and heard Jennifer chatting to a former patient, Kirsty Mack, about becoming only the 6th ever Scottish woman to climb Everest! The reason for his astonishment was that he and the mountaineer and ski instructor met after she crashed, skiing off-piste in Scotland,…

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Ankle injury in sport – recognise, treat and prevent it

We’ve all done it – rolled an ankle, it’s agony, quickly goes an impressive black and blue so you strap it up and sit on the sofa watching boxsets for a couple of days before resuming life and sport as if nothing had happened. But, in this episode we ask, should we all be taking…

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ACL Injury Research – Meet Global Expert Professor Kate Webster

Women’s football is full of talk about an ACL injury ‘epidemic’ – but is this the case? To help us find answers we are delighted to welcome to the podcast, world-leading ACL injury research expert Professor Kate Webster who is Director of the Sport, Exercise, and Research Focus Area at La Trobe University in Melbourne,…

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Skyrunner – the peaks & pains of champion Angela Mudge

A brilliant chat with Angela Mudge who is surely one of our most incredible athletes. Her list of achievements as a Hill, Mountain and Skyrunner is extraordinary – she has won the Scottish Hill Running Championships several times, as well as the Women’s World Mountain Running Trophy, the World Masters Mountain Running Championships and the…

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Feet First- Dr Troy Watson – top US sports foot & ankle specialist

Fantastic to chat with top US foot and ankle doc Troy Watson. Sports injuries specialist, Troy is the foot and ankle consultant for among others, UNLV Athletics, UFC, the Las Vegas Raiders, the Golden Knights, and the Silver Knights.Ever the innovator Troy has collaborated with Prof Mackay many times on the development of the InternalBrace…

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