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  • Paralympian Inspiration

    On 6th May 1954 Sir Roger Bannister ran a mile in 3 minutes 59.4 seconds at the Ilfey Road Track in Oxford, proving that a mile could be run in less than 4 minutes.  Although Sir Roger himself debunks the  commonly held notion that previous to this momentous event a sub-4 minute mile was thought impossible, it certainly set the scene for many an athlete to do the same.  Suddenly, sub-4 minute miles where being set all over the place!  As therapists (and particularly those specializing in sports psychology) we call the “The Contribution of Athletes”.  When one athlete proves it can be done, many will follow. (more…)

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