Health

You snooze, you lose—with some sleep trackers

Wearable sleep tracking devices—from Fitbit to Apple Watch to never-heard-of brands stashed away in the electronics clearance bin—have infiltrated the market at a rapid pace in recent years.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Age shall not weary them when it comes to discus and javelin

American athlete Tom Brady has done the seemingly impossible, winning his seventh Super Bowl at the age of 43 in spectacular fashion. He's joined by stellar company: At 39, Serena Williams has won 23 grand slams, one of them ...

Medical research

Olympic athletes should be mindful of their biological clocks

Biological clocks have sizeable effects on the performance of elite athletes. This conclusion was drawn by chronobiologists from the University of Groningen after studying the times achieved by swimmers in four different ...

Health

Female athletes at risk for nutritional deficiencies

Two decades of research among female athletes over the age of 13 years shows that a lack of nutrition knowledge about what they need to eat to stay healthy and compete may contribute to poor performance, low energy and nutrient ...

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