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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Static stretching warm ups are being overused by athletes even though they can be counter-productive, according to Victoria University research.
Health Dec 19, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0
Once again, the myth of natural talent rears its ugly head. This pernicious myth suggests that Black athletes are better at sport that White athletes, and also that White athletes have to be cleverer and ...
Other Aug 15, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (10) | 8
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 |
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 |
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 |
New study in the Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that low intensity warm-ups enhance athletic performance.
Other May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers have found the first evidence that some athletes who take part in extreme endurance exercise such as marathons, endurance triathlons, alpine cycling or ultra triathlons may incur damage to the right ventricles ...
Cardiology Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
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 |
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) -- We have all seen the headlines. A powerful athlete, politician or businessman has committed adultery. The tabloids fly off the shelves and the papers are consumed with the hows and whys. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Young basketball players spend hours dribbling up and down the court aspiring to NBA stardom. Now, new Stanford University School of Medicine research suggests another tactic to achieving their hoop dreams: sleep.
Health Jul 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Vigorous sports activities, like basketball, during childhood and adolescence can cause abnormal development of the femur in young athletes, resulting in a deformed hip with reduced rotation and pain during movement. This ...
Other Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Concussions and the issues that can occur following one, continue to be a serious problem for football players. However, one simple game strategy: proper helmet fit, may be one of the easiest game winners for prevention, ...
Health Feb 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0