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Evolved to run
This week’s podcast is from UKSEM, the big sports and exercise medicine conference in London. Daniel Lieberman, an evolutionary biologist from Harvard, explains how we have evolved to run. Steven Blair, University of South Carolina, explains how physical inactivity is having serious effects on our health. Finally Karim Khan, BJSM’s editor, tells us how much exercise gives you the most bang for your buck.
If you’re interested in sports medicine, then have a listen to the BJSM podcast, where your can find more interviews with world leaders in sports medicine - http://podcasts.bmj.com/bjsm
Liberman - evolved to run: 0:15
Blair - unhealthily inactive: 5:52
Khan - optimal exercise: 12:0