Aug 16, 2022
Ann and Emma chat to Lauren Guilfoyle, a Chartered Physiotherapist, about women in sport. The discussion covers a wide variety of her experience and whether her life would be different if she had more visible female role models in sport in childhood. Emma reminisces that, as a child, she felt sport just wasn't for her and Ann grapples with the fact she finds herself supporting the women's English soccer team.
Lauren works with a variety of sports teams including Ireland Basketball & Cork Constitution RFC.
She recently completed a Masters in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology at the University of Limerick.
Doctoral researcher with the Irish Rugby Injury Surveillance and has a passion for exploring new ways in social media to bring health and well-being educational content to the general public.
Follow Lauren on Twitter @LaurenGuilfoyle Instagram @lauren_guilfoyle
Brief history lesson in women’s football - link to the source in episode info: https://www.history.co.uk/articles/when-womens-football-was-bigger-than-mens
Dr Sheree Barker’s thread on women’s sports: https://twitter.com/shereebekker/status/1504899940497170442
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Ann Blake is a musician, facilitator and theatre-maker from Limerick City. Fellow Limerick woman and co-host Emma Langford is a singer-songwriter, podcaster and maker-of-things.
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Intro music: Demon Darling by Emma Langford
Outro music: Closed Book by Emma Langford