Jason Boynton, PhD, is a sports scientist and cycling coach with an interest in critical thinking and epistemology. In this interview, we dive deep into these topics and discuss how to improve our thinking about training, knowledge and evidence.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Critical thinking, skepticism and falsifiability
-Different levels of evidence
-What does it mean to "train scientifically" or be "evidence driven"?
-Pseudoscience, anecdotes, confirmation bias, logical fallacies and the placebo effect
-Examples of how to apply these concepts in training, science, and the world of endurance sport
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Jason's website, Research Gate and Twitter profiles
The Cycling Performance Club Podcast (Jason is one of the co-hosts)
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How World Tour cyclists train, and a discussion on training load with Teun van Erp, PhD | EP#250
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The Skeptic’s Guide To Sports Science with Nicholas Tiller, PhD | EP#239
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