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 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dancing 'in the zone' lasts a lifetime for professionals

Dancers often report achieving transcendent states of consciousness during peak performance, and a University of Queensland study has shown these 'in the zone' states continue into later life.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why clients stop going to therapy

Associate professor Rachel Tambling and doctoral candidate Thomas Bischoff, both of UConn's Department of Human Development and Family Studies, recently completed a study that examines why clients terminate their work with ...

Health

Is there a best time of day for exercise?

(HealthDay)—Many studies have tried to pinpoint the best time of day to exercise for peak performance and best results. But most of these studies were designed for elite athletes.

Health

Most NHL players peak by age 29, Study finds

A new University of British Columbia study identifies when the clock runs out on an NHL player's peak performance, giving team executives insight into how best to build a roster.

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