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Wearables play new roles in training and guiding post-injury rehabilitation in runners  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As wearable fitness trackers become ever more popular and sophisticated, they provide new opportunities for monitoring training and guiding post-injury rehabilitation in endurance runners,... more
New book provides extensive research into health effects of football  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The new book "Football as Medicine - Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion" collates 15 years of research when describing the effects of football training on cardiovascular, metabolic... more
Resilience-building workshop helps student-athletes cope with challenges in college life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Imagine the impact on first-year college student-athletes in highly competitive programs if you could teach them resilience - if they learned skills to cope with high expectations, challenging... more
New spray gel could help take the bite out of frostbite  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts know the dangers of frostbite -- the tissue damage that can occur when extremities, such as the nose, ears, fingers and... more
Medical News Today: Athletes are better at tuning out background brain noise  MNT · 3 days
A new study suggests that athletes are better at processing external sounds due to a stronger ability to reduce the background noise in their... more
New spray gel could help take the bite out of frostbite  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts know the dangers of frostbite—the tissue damage that can occur when extremities, such as the nose, ears, fingers and toes, are... more
Researchers develop spray gel for frostbite injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts know the dangers of frostbite -- the tissue damage that can occur when extremities, such as the nose, ears, fingers and toes, are exposed to very cold temperatures. However,... more
Blueprint for nanomaterial development offers hope to newborns, elderly and busy doctors  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Newborn babies, elderly people, sick hospital patients and sports enthusiasts all stand to gain from a breakthrough in the development of wearable technology using... more
Blueprint for nanomaterial development offers hope to newborns, elderly and busy doctors  nanowerk · 3 days
Newborn babies, elderly people, sick hospital patients and sports enthusiasts all stand to gain from a breakthrough in the development of wearable technology using... more
Athletes are better at tuning out background brain noise  MNT · 4 days
A new study suggests that athletes are better at processing external sounds due to a stronger ability to reduce the background noise in their brains. more
Athletes Have Quieter Brains, New Research Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Playing sports — including football, soccer and hockey — increases the gain of the external sound signal by turning down the background... more
Neuroscientists show two nerve cells responsible for decision-making process  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A penalty shootout at the Soccer World Cup. All eyes are on the best striker of the team. He should take the decisive shot, preferably past the goalkeeper. The striker... more
Researchers study hand movements of symptomatic and asymptomatic athletes after concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Ever since the German midfielder, Christoph Kramer suffered a black-out in the final of the 2014 Football World Cup there has been a growing number of... more
Wing genes responsible for tiny treehopper's extraordinary helmet: study  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
They sport some of the most impressive headgear in the insect world, yet they're no bigger than a kernel of corn. more
Play sports for a healthier brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
There have been many headlines in recent years about the potentially negative impacts contact sports can have on athletes' brains. But a new study shows that, in the absence of injury, athletes across a variety of... more
Leaders of nonprofits that use sport to better society often lack business skills  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
While the number of nonprofits promoting sport as a tool for empowerment and social justice has increased significantly over the past two... more
Ratcheting up NBA rookie salaries may incentivize athletes to finish college  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Going pro early may be a no-brainer for exceptional, young basketball stars like former Duke freshman and 2019 NBA draft first-pick Zion Williamson. But a study... more
Paralympic athletes run the risk of being affected by injuries and illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Parasport continues to grow worldwide. A new thesis from Lund University in Sweden shows how Paralympic athletes run the risk of both being injured... more
Trump's border wall threatens an Arizona oasis with a long, diverse history  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A few hundred yards from the Mexican border in southern Arizona lies a quiet pond, about the size of two football fields, called Quitobaquito.... more
Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hokkaido University researchers have developed a hydrogel that does the opposite of what polymer-based materials, like plastic bottles, normally do: their material hardens when heated and softens when cooled. Their findings, published... more
AMSSM announces recipients of $300,000 research grant for OA treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and its Collaborative Research Network are pleased to announce the recipients of a $300,000 research grant, made possible by Avanos Medical,... more
Tiny woodlands are more important than previously thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Small woodlands in farmland have more benefits for humans per area, compared to large forests according to a new study. The small woodlands, sometimes even smaller than a football field, can easily... more
Tiny woodlands are more important than previously thought  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Small woodlands in farmland have more benefits for humans per area, compared to large forests according to a new study. The small woodlands, sometimes even smaller than a football field, can easily... more
Medical News Today: Vitamins and supplements for athletes  MNT · 2 weeks
Many athletes look for safe and efficient ways to boost their performance. In this article, we look at six vitamins and supplements that may help. more
Carbon Soccer Ball with Extra Proton Probably Most Abundant Form in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
It is one of the most common forms of carbon in space: C60, a soccer ball-shaped carbon molecule, but one that has an extra... more
The homophobic and transphobic discrimination in sport  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The overarching aim of the Europe-wide joint project was to develop strategies and training measures in the field of sport in order to counter discrimination and violence related to sexual orientation or gender identity. more
Material for safer football helmets may reduce head injuries  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists at the University of California Santa Barbara, HRL Laboratories LLC, and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed elastic microlattice pads that can withstand both single hits and a... more
Researchers find pupillary changes in high-school athletes after high-acceleration head impacts  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the University of Michigan found significant pupillary changes in high-school football athletes after they had sustained a high-acceleration head impact. more
High school athletes with a history of concussions may be at increased risk for suicide  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression... more
Concussions in high school athletes may be a risk factor for suicide  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicide in adults. Now new... more
Carbon soccer ball with extra proton probably most abundant form in space  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
It is one of the most common forms of carbon in space: C60, a soccer ball-shaped carbon molecule, but one that has an extra... more
The symbolic and substantive politics of climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
How do we get from here to there? How can we decarbonize our energy addicted economies and address the global climate crisis? This weekend, the traditional Harvard-Yale football game was delayed at... more
Not all changeups are created equal; seam shifted wake baffles hitters  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
While changing the rotation rate/axis of a thrown baseball has long been a weapon in a pitcher's arsenal, some pitchers, like Washington Nationals star Stephen Strasburg,... more
Study: 34% of high schools in the U.S. do not have access to athletic trainer services  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Despite ongoing tragedies in sports as well as research from a host of sources – including... more
Physician sideline coverage recommended for high school games and practices  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The past 25 years have seen a significant increase in student participation in high school athletics. Studies have revealed that 2 million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000... more
Changing sport restrictions for pediatric congenital heart disease patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Historically, providers were restrictive in allowing children with congenital heart disease (CHD) to participate in youth sports, or even regular exercise. more
New study examines TBI in women survivors of intimate partner violence  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
While the diagnoses and treatment of sport-related concussion have well-established guidelines and protocols, a new study from UBC's Okanagan campus is looking at what has previously... more
Comprehensive medical coverage recommended for football games at Chicago Public High Schools  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The past 25 years have seen a significant increase in student participation in high school athletics. Studies have revealed that 2 million injuries, 500,000... more
Mysteries Behind Interstellar Buckyballs Finally Answered  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Scientists have long been puzzled by the existence of so-called "buckyballs" - complex carbon molecules with a soccer-ball-like structure - throughout interstellar space. Now,... more
Don't confuse luck with skill when rewarding performance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Managers and those who evaluate the performance of others, whether in the workplace or on the sporting field, are likely to be often confusing luck with skill, and over rewarding those who... more
Don't confuse luck with skill when rewarding performance  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Managers and those who evaluate the performance of others, whether in the workplace or on the sporting field, are likely to be often confusing luck with skill, and over rewarding those who... more
Study links Asian carp with Mississippi River fish drop  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Sport fish have declined significantly in portions of the Upper Mississippi River infested with Asian carp, adding evidence to fears about the invader's threat to native species, according to a... more
Bigger doesn't mean better for hatchery-released salmon  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Fish permeate the culture of the Pacific Northwest (PNW). In particular, the iconic salmon has been an important part of the region for thousands of years, from ancient Native American trade routes and legends... more
California: More than 47% of schools do not have athletic trainers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
A study published today in the Journal of Athletic Training, the National Athletic Trainers' Association's peer-reviewed scientific publication, finds that more than 47 percent of schools... more
New study dispels myths about what makes youth sports fun for kids  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
A new study looks at what makes organized sports fun for kids, and some of the findings might surprise you. The new study dispels... more
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