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Wharton Moneyball: NCAA Basketball, the Science Behind Marathons, Golf Analytics & the Masters Tournament

Ep. 144

Show from 4/3/19

 

In this episode of Wharton Moneyball Eric Bradlow hosts the show with Shane Jensen and Adi Wyner. They get into some sports headlines from NCAA basketball news and the NFL draft to the hockey World Cup. Will the Cardinals put in for Josh Rosen and are the coaches at Duke University surrounding Zion Williamson with the best teammates to help him succeed? Then you'll learn how to measure endurance and human performance. Our guest started out as a Cambridge-trained physicist and long-distance runner on the Canadian national team, he'll teach us the science behind marathons. Plus a golf expert joins the show to talk about the upcoming Masters Tournament. He gets into the impact of players being more physically fit than in the past and why you need to factor in course terrain when ranking players.

 

Guests:

Alex Hutchinson - He writes Outside’s Sweat Science column, about the science of endurance and adventure. He started out as a Cambridge-trained physicist and long-distance runner on the Canadian national team. As a journalist, he earned awards for his work with Popular Mechanics, he has written for the New York Times and Runner’s World. And his latest book is ENDURE: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance.

Follow him on Twitter @sweatscience

Check out his book here: https://www.amazon.com/Endure-Curiously-Elastic-Limits-Performance/dp/0062499866

His Column: https://www.outsideonline.com/1745511/alex-hutchinson

 

Mark Broadie - A Columbia Business School Professor and a pioneer of golf analytics

and statistics. He wrote the book, “Every Stroke Counts” and currently writes

for Golf.com.

Follow him on Twitter @MarkBroadie

Check out his book here: https://www.amazon.com/Every-Shot-Counts-Revolutionary-Performance/dp/1592407501