News tagged with sports science

Using science to catch a cheat

The truth is, doping in elite sports exists and with so much pressure to be the best, unfortunately some athletes turn to cheating. With the spotlight on the London Olympics and the recent doping scandal ...

Aug 22, 2012
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Exercise plays key role in managing obesity: study

(Medical Xpress) -- In spite of recent media reports suggesting that exercise may not be useful in obesity management, overweight and obese people should not be discouraged from taking it up, according to ...

Feb 21, 2012
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Breastfeeding study finds need for iodine

(Medical Xpress)—A study involving researchers from Murdoch University, Curtin and Flinders universities has examined the use of nutritional supplements by pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and found potential ...

Nov 19, 2012
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New data tests the exercise 'talk test'

New research by University of New Hampshire exercise scientists confirms that a low-tech, easy-to-administer test is an effective tool for gauging exercise intensity, but that it does not correspond as neatly as previously ...

Sep 13, 2011
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