Shalaya Kipp – I Love What I Do

Carrie chats with Olympian Shalaya Kipp! They talk all about her postdoctoral research which focuses around running-related areas such as super shoes, running during and after pregnancy, aging, and a new study that looks at how the underband of a sports bra affects our respiratory function during exercise.

Recorded March 1, 2024
Photo by Kevin Morris

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Shalaya Kipp

Shalaya Kipp earned her PhD from the University of British Columbia in the field of Kinesiology where her research focused on breathing mechanics during exercise with a specific interest in sex differences and aging. Prior to her doctoral studies, Shalaya completed her master’s degree in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder where she focused on the biomechanics and energetics of human running, including the initial studies on Nike’s 4% Vapor Fly super shoe.

Shalaya has a background as a competitive runner, specializing in the 3000m steeplechase. She is an NCAA champion, and 9 time All-American. Shalaya has represented the United States at the World Championships and Olympic Games (2012).

Currently Shalaya enjoys stroller runs with her 9-month-old daughter and 2.5-year-old son.

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