Sports medicine & Kinesiology

New web-based tool to improve football development

An innovative sports science tool—based on the research of a University of Stirling academic—is aiming to revolutionize talent identification and development in youth football players.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Physical activity in lessons improves students' attainment

Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning, according to a UCL-led study.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rise in testosterone level boosts young women's running capacity

A rise in the level of the male hormone testosterone significantly boosts young physically active women's capacity to run for longer, reveals the first study of its kind, published online in the British Journal of Sports ...

Health

A guide to good etiquette at the gym

Universal gym etiquette includes steps like turning off your cellphone whenever you're working out, being courteous when using shared equipment in the weight room, taking thoughtful steps such as not wearing heavy perfume, ...