Psychology & Psychiatry

Team sports linked to fewer mental health difficulties for kids

A large-scale study of U.S. children and adolescents has found that participation in a team sport is associated with fewer mental health difficulties, but that kids who are exclusively involved in an individual sport—such ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Minimal transmission risk for COVID on playing fields

A study by the Universities of Basel and Saarland shows that there is almost no risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus on the field. They suggest that blanket quarantine measures for opposing teams are not justified if ...

Neuroscience

Are avid exercisers at higher risk for ALS?

(HealthDay)—A new study may allay concerns that strenuous exercise could up the risk for developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), an incurable neurological disease.

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