The Real Science of Sport Podcast


What It Really Takes To Ride The Tour de France: A Doctor's Perspective

Season 1, Ep. 9

Explore the challenges of working as a doctor at the Tour de France as Ross and Mike talk to Dr Adrian Rotunno, one of the team physicians for the UAE Team Emirates pro cycling team. Rotunno talks candidly about being a doctor in a pro cycling world tainted by doping; what it takes to keep riders healthy and strong during one of the toughest endurance events in the world and how pro riders prevent infection in that critical area between their saddle and butts.

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