Research imbalance: Sport and Exercise in Women versus Men. Episode #341


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In this podcast Katie Marino speaks to Jack Forsyth. Jacky Forsyth (@JackyForsyth) is a senior lecturer at Staffordshire University. She is a lead organiser of the Women in Sport and Exercise Conference. In this podcast Katie Marino (@krmarino1) speaks to Jacky about the difference in the amount of research done on exercise in women compared to exercise in men, and why we need to correct this imbalance. The research community needs to strengthen and promote research on women in sport and exercise, with the goal of optimising women’s athletic success and increase their participation rates. The Women in Sport and Exercise Academic Network (WISEAN) is mentioned in the podcast. It is a research-orientated interdisciplinary group that focuses on: Generating high quality, impactful research into women in sport and exercise (WISE); Collaborating and sharing resources; Increasing the visibility of WISE issues and Research mentoring. If you would like to join this network, please email or

To keep up to date on WISEAN and the Women in Sport and Exercise Conference follow WISEAN on Twitter (@WISE_AN)

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