We’ve already published his discussion with six-time IRONMAN World Champion, Dave Scott (HERE), and in this feature Simon chats to Professor Paul Laursen (www.plewsandprof.com). The subject of the discussion is the interaction between Performance, Health and Longevity.
Andy Baddeley is a double Olympian and former world number one over the mile.
He is an Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth finalist at 1500m. A Cambridge University graduate, he has also battled a serious heart condition, and has spoken openly about the depression he suffered as a result of a potentially career-ending injury. With the help of key members of the Performance Team, he returned to competition at elite level, and is ideally placed to help aspiring athletes to achieve their goals.
He is a specialist sports medicine consultant who also works with British Athletics and Team GB. He is a former N. Ireland international middle distance runner and a Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University.