Sports medicine & Kinesiology

New fitness tracker keeps pace for Aussie cricketers

When you're an elite athlete, every advantage counts. So, when you have access to the latest developments in sport performance, it's an edge you can't overlook.

Cardiology

Athletes warned against potential dangers of natural supplements

Nutritional supplements taken to boost athletic performance can pose risks to the heart, according to a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) statement published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Study shows a pre-game routine can boost an athlete's performance

(HealthDay)—NBA great Michael Jordan had a special ritual he would follow before every free throw: He would assume a shoulder-width stance, spin the basketball in his hands, bounce the ball three times, and then spin the ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The mind and body connected: Athletes and mental health

Achieving peak performance in competitive athletics requires a complex but delicate interplay of skill, physical conditioning, practice, precision, grit and passion. Sometimes, both external and internal factors such as self-doubt, ...

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 ...

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