Jockology MIA?


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Just a quick note for those who’ve inquired about why there was no Jockology column in the Globe last week. There was a special section planned for last Thursday’s Globe (featuring extensive Jockology-related content!) which ended up being postponed. I’m not sure when it will now run — probably next week. If not, there’s another Jockology ready to run next Thursday, about how quickly you should return to activity after pulling a muscle or spraining something.

I’ve just returned from visiting the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, which is a bit of a Mecca for sports science. Very interesting place, which I’ll be writing more about in future articles…