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Medical News Today: The importance of 'sport-related hobbies' for middle aged women  MNT · 1 day
Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health. more
Female athletes seek specialty care for concussion later than males  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Female athletes seek specialty medical treatment later than male athletes for sports-related concussions (SRC), and this delay may cause them to experience more symptoms and longer recoveries. more
Researchers pioneer new technique to transform used milk bottles into kayaks and storage tanks  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have discovered new ways to convert single-use plastic waste into products such as storage tanks... more
Direct link from brain's emotion circuit to movement circuit  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
During high stress situations such as making a goal in soccer, some athletes experience a rapid decline in performance under pressure, known as 'choking.' Now, researchers have uncovered what might... more
Scientists find a link between brain’s emotion circuit and movement  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The brain is a powerful organ that controls all the body processes, including movement. In some athletes, however, they usually experience a phenomenon called “choking,” wherein their performance... more
Repetitive impacts key to understanding sports-associated concussions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have made a significant advance in our understanding of mild head trauma (concussive brain injury) and how it may be managed and treated in the future. It seems that repetitive impacts -- as... more
China Sky Eye, the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, is now fully operational  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, known as FAST, is the world's most sensitive listening device. The single-dish radio telescope is made... more
Player athleticism may increase exposure to head impact in young football players  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Speed, agility and strength are definitely assets on the football field. But when it comes to hits to the head, those talents may actually... more
Vast majority of footballers in the Spanish League unaware of banned substances  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The vast majority (97.4%) of players with the Spanish League are unfamiliar with the list of substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).... more
Strictly Come Dancing: research shows that the luck of the draw matters in talent shows  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A viscountess, a radio DJ, a reality star, a vlogger, a comedian, several sportspeople and an assortment of... more
Snowkyo 2020: Tokyo organisers to test fake snow to cool Olympics  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tokyo 2020 Olympic chiefs have already rolled out everything from misting stations to flowerbeds to beat the heat at next year's games, and now they want... more
Soldiers, athletes could improved outcomes from traumatic brain injuries  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A traumatic brain injury is often easily suspected and can be confirmed and treated if necessary following an injury using a blood analysis, but scientists are reporting that even one... more
Protein shakes may not be the answer for post-gym muscle pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Sports scientists found that neither whey-protein based shakes nor milk-based formulas enhanced the rate of muscle recovery following resistance training when compared to a carbohydrate only... more
Decline in sports-related sudden cardiac death linked with rise in bystander resuscitation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Fewer sports-related sudden cardiac arrest victims die nowadays, a trend linked with increased bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), reports a new study. The study also... more
Longer NFL careers and certain playing positions portend greater health risks  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Longer NFL careers and certain playing positions appear to each spell greater long-term risk for serious cognitive problems such as confusion, memory deficits, depression and anxiety... more
UV radiation exposure: Sun protection is important as athletes have elevated skin cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. Speaking at The Physiological Society's... more
Skin cancer risk in athletes: The dangers of ultraviolet radiation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. Researchers discuss how broad its effects can be, from premature aging to cancer,... more
How children who dread PE lessons at school can be given a sporting chance  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For some school children, PE is the best lesson of the week—a chance to leave the desk behind, get outside,... more
It's never too late to start exercising, new study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programs have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age,... more
Study shows even untrained older individuals can benefit from resistance exercises  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a... more
Supervised exercise following concussion improves recovery, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
After a sports-related concussion, traditional recovery recommendations have previously called for weeks or months of rest, depending on the duration of a person's symptoms. more
Skateboarding's DIY ethos is kick-starting a new wave of urban regeneration  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In less than a year, skateboarding will make its debut in the Olympic Games in Tokyo. It's an international sport with an estimated 50m participants—but, more... more
Balancing hormone levels may reverse risk factors of heart disease in female athletes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A review of more than 100 studies suggests that balancing hormone levels may reverse factors that increase heart disease risk in some... more
Research reveals link between concussions and erectile dysfunction in former NFL players  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Former professional football players who have experienced concussion symptoms, including loss of consciousness, disorientation or nausea after a head injury, are more likely to... more
Scientists shed new light on mystery origin of ultra-high-energy cosmic ray hotspot  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Among many particles arriving from outer space, there are ones with the extremely high energy that travel at nearly the speed of light, which... more
Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite frequent brushing  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more frequently than most people, finds a new UCL study. more
Investing in fitness during mid-life will pay big dividends at retirement  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
If you're a middle-aged or older adult saving for retirement, it's never too late to think about adding physical activity to your investment portfolio, according to... more
Elite athletes have poor oral health despite brushing twice daily  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more frequently than most people, finds a new study. more
Climate change turns Arctic into strategic, economic hotspot  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here—its whole population wouldn't fill a football stadium—are... more
Children who play recreational sports more likely to suffer serious head injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
An Australian/ New Zealand study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and bike... more
More children suffer head injuries playing recreational sport than team sport  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An Australian/ New Zealand study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and bike riding are... more
Football scores a health hat-trick for 55- to 70-year-old women with prediabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study shows that football is a surprisingly efficient type of physical training for female prediabetes patients, with impressive effects on cardiovascular health... more
Bookmakers capitalize on fans' emotions to turn a profit, new research shows  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
At the start of each term in Brian Soebbing's class on financial management in sports, he asks students how many would always bet on... more
Predicting post-traumatic osteoarthritis using simplified computational models  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Knee joint injuries, such as ligament rupture, are common in athletes. As the intact joint ligaments offer a precondition for joint stability, ligament injuries are often surgically reconstructed. However, in many cases these injuries... more
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