SHALAYA KIPP- Sports Bra Research 

Today I am speaking with Shalaya Kipp, PhD in exercise physiology whose current work focuses on sports bras during exercise and how they affect respiratory function. As a former competitive steeplechaser, she is an NCAA champion, and 9 time All-American. Shalaya has represented the United States at the World Championships and Olympic Games. Currently Shalaya enjoys stroller runs with her 9-month old daughter and 2.5 year old son.

We Talk About:

-running economy

-how we try on bras

-reevaluating your sports bra size

-returning to exercise 

-running at the Olympics 

-postpartum rib flare

-is there perfect running form?

-sports bra and impact on breathing

Time Stamps

1:00 Introduction

4:06 deciding her field of study

8:17 the future for more studies

12:30 breathing and the pelvic floor

14:10 changes after pregnancy

18:15 the steeplechase and running professionally 

22:00 clinical and research crossover

23:05 sex differences in respiratory research

29:25 research behind the scenes

32:07 feedback from the paper

37:09 what’s next

38:15 Lulu Lemon supporting the study

44:48 rapid fire questions 






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