Novel insights into how muscles change during endurance training

The more we exercise our endurance, the fitter we become—and so do our muscles. They adapt to the load and are able to perform better for a longer period of time. A research team at the University of Basel has now uncovered ...


Sporting tips for parents and preschoolers

Parents should think twice before putting preschoolers into competitive sporting programs, say Flinders University experts who are concerned about sport participation levels throughout school years to young adulthood.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping young athletes find a winning formula for wellness

On May 31, 2021, professional tennis player Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open, revealing a battle with long-term depression that left her unwilling to take part in mandatory media commitments. A few weeks later, American ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Importance of screening breathing patterns in athletic populations

Dysfunctional breathing patterns are associated with a high risk of musculoskeletal conditions, resulting in poor physical performance. Now, a study by researchers in Japan has found that among athletes across age groups, ...

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