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.

Health

How altitude affects the body

Every year, thousands of people travel to high-altitude environments for tourism, adventure-seeking, or to train and compete in various sports. Unfortunately, these trips can be marred by the effects of acute altitude sickness, ...

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

Ice baths: Are we doing it wrong?

Whilst ice baths are popular with many athletes to aid recovery, new research published in the scientific journal Sports Sciences for Health suggests that many people might not see the expected benefits because they're not ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Breaking the cycle of shame about mental struggles in athletics

Long before sports superstars Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles braved the spotlight to defend their mental health, Graig Chow, a certified mental performance consultant at UC Berkeley, studied the culture that pushes elite athletes ...

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