High-intensity, short duration warm up activities at half time intervals boost athletic performance, a study of soccer players has found.
Health May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most elite athletes consider doping substances "are effective" in improving performance, while recognising that they constitute cheating, can endanger health and entail the obvious risk of sanction. At the same time, the ...
Health May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite knowing the risk of serious injury from playing football with a concussion, half of high school football players would continue to play if they had a headache stemming from an injury sustained on the field.
Pediatrics May 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
As schools around the country look for ways to reduce violence and bullying, they may want to consider encouraging students to participate in team sports, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric ...
Pediatrics May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Do you feel like exercise just leaves you fatigued without any real improvements? A study of cyclists by scientists at the University of Stirling has uncovered the secret to successful training, a discovery ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (12) | 2 |
A marathon runner approaches the finishing line, but suddenly the sweaty athlete collapses to the ground. Everyone probably assumes that this is because he has expended all energy in his muscles. What few people know is that ...
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
English Premier League soccer players, NHL hockey players, France's Top 14 club rugby players, and even elite amateur athletes have better developed cognitive functions than the average university student, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 2 / 5 (10) | 6 |
The fourth-quarter comeback to win the game. The tumor that appeared on a second scan. The guy in accounting who was secretly embezzling company funds. The situation may be different each time, but we hear ourselves say it ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A study by Murdoch's School of Psychology and Exercise Science and RMIT University has found that karate masters can anticipate how an opponent will strike even before that opponent has moved a muscle.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The journal Nature has begun publishing a series of commentary piece articles related to the sciences as they apply to the Olympics.
Genetics Jul 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 9 |
The inferior members of swimming or running relay teams those athletes who fared poorest in individual races showed the greatest gains when performing as part of a team, and those gains were even greater during ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
We've all seen the moment an athlete pushes themselves at the last second to try and win a head-to-head race, and now a sports scientist has discovered how they do that.
Medical research Oct 07, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new paper published this month by researchers at the University of Abertay Dundee suggests that anyone inspired to get fit by the Olympics and Paralympics can do so in just 60 seconds.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |