TLF ID R10262
This is an edited sound recording of the leading sports scientist and swimming coach Forbes Carlile speaking about his work in sports science. Carlile says that he worked under the 'father of sports science in Australia', Professor Frank Cotton. His own interest in the field was as a physiologist, measuring physical changes in the bodies of swimmers. He talks about how sports science has expanded beyond physiology into many other aspects of performance. The recording was made in October 2008.