Episode 61

61: Performance enhancing thugs (with Greg Nuckols)


May 21st, 2018

56 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

Dan and James chat with Greg Nuckols, who is grad student in exercise physiology, strength coach, and writer at strongerbyscience.com

What they cover in this episode:

  • Why Greg blogs his papers before preprints
  • How Greg combines his business with his grad study
  • Getting your research to your audience without publishing in scientific journals
  • The limitations of traditional publishing
  • Addressing popular misconceptions in research
  • Are questionable research practices as bad in sports science as they are in psychology?
  • Being an “academic outsider” can be tough, but it has some advantages
  • The work that goes into exercise physiology studies
  • How practical are multilab research projects in sports science?
  • Exercise “experts” on Instagram
  • Using Instagram to disseminate research
  • Greg’s go-to resources for learning about open science
  • What Greg’s changed his mind about
  • How Greg’s planning on funding his future research without grants


Scihub - whereisscihub.now.sh
Greg on Twitter - twitter.com/GregNuckols
Greg's website and newsletter - https://www.strongerbyscience.com
Stronger by Science on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/strongerbyscience/
Chris Beardsly on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/chrisabeardsley/
Data colada - http://datacolada.org
Slatestar codex - http://slatestarcodex.com
Jordan Anaya's blog - https://medium.com/@OmnesRes
SportRXiv - http://sportrxiv.org

Music credits: Lee Rosevere freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/

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