Tag Archive: sport

Sep 22

Tour de LGC

Members of our Executive Leadership Team successfully completed their cycling challenge for Bloodwise on 3 September- and their timings were pretty impressive! Our riders and walkers went from one LGC site to another starting at Brentwood and ending at Teddington, each group travelling to their nearest site. The furthest distance travelled was cycled by Chief Executive, Tim …

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Jul 04

The science of going for gold

In the highly competitive field of elite sport, it is not just a mix of athleticism, grit and determination that leads to success and a coveted gold medal. Athletes and their coaches regularly turn to science to help them assess physiological status and wellbeing in an attempt to optimise any competitive advantage. Stress biomarkers, such …

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Mar 28

Keeping sport clean

Last week, the sporting world’s leading anti-doping experts met in London where they discussed the ongoing issue of contamination in sports nutrition. Speakers at the summit included World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Director General, David Howman, US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) CEO, Travis Tygart, and International Cycling Union (UCI) Director General, Martin Gibbs, and time and again …

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Jun 09

The Record Breaker – Reaching for gold

Every day our scientists at LGC are finding solutions to measurement challenges that affect our quality of life and the global economy. Using a vast array of chemical and bioanalytical measurements, our scientists develop new methods and improve techniques that enable accurate, traceable and comparable measurement results to ensure ‘Science for a safer world’. To …

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