S5 E6: Breast Biomechanics And Finding The Right Sports Bra

02.08.2021 - By The Food Medic

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Welcome back to another episode of The Food Medic Podcast. This week we are discussing breast health in sports and exercise, and how to find the right sports bra. Dr Hazel is joined by Dr Jenny Burbage, Associate Head in the School of Sport, Health & Exercise Science at the University of Portsmouth. Her primary research area is breast biomechanics and breast health, with interests in breast pain, poor bra fit, functional breast support and the effect of breast support on performance; her PhD was focused on investigating breast support implications for female recreational athletes. Topics covered include:* Research Group in Breast Health at the University of Portsmouth.* The evolution of the sports bra* The importance of adequate breast sport in sports and exercise* The impact of poor breast support on performance* High, medium and low impact definitions (or lack thereof)* Step by step guide to finding the right sports bra * Sports bras in pregnancy + breastfeeding* Breast knowledge and awareness for school age girls If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family. @thefoodmedic/www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

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