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

Studying water polo for kicks

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba used high-speed cameras and pressure sensors to quantify the force created by water polo players during kicking motions. They found that the high efficacy of the 'eggbeater' technique ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Could the future edge in college sports be mental wellness?

We live in a sports-oriented culture. In the United States alone, there are about 8 million high school students participating in sports, almost a half a million students in the National Collegiate Athletics Association, ...

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