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How football training could benefit people with prediabetes

How football training could benefit people with prediabetes

In a recent study, European researchers find that football training could help improve bone health in middle-aged and older people with prediabetes. People with prediabetes...
Aging overweight scuba divers may have underwater heart attacks

Aging overweight scuba divers may have underwater heart attacks

In a new study from University of Western Australia, researchers suggest that older, overweight scuba divers need to shed pounds to avoid an underwater...
Four World Cup gold medals—and a baby

Four World Cup gold medals—and a baby

Marit Bjørgen was the most successful cross-country skier in the world when she "dropped a bomb" (in her own words) in June 2015 and...
5 unscientific methods some sports coaches use

5 unscientific methods some sports coaches use

Sports coaches are often under pressure to maximize the performance of their athletes and teams. With good intentions, they often turn to the latest hyped...
How 3D printing could revolutionize the sport of surfing

How 3D printing could revolutionize the sport of surfing

Ever dreamed of surfing some of the world’s best surf breaks all in the name of research? That’s exactly what a team of students and...
Why soccer injury can be very dangerous

Why soccer injury can be very dangerous

With the final World Cup showdown this Sunday, frenzied fans have seen the best soccer has to offer. They've also seen some of the worst...
Frustrated with football's pain fakers? Blame evolution

Frustrated with football’s pain fakers? Blame evolution

Psychologists at the University of Sussex have shown that football's pain fakers may be tapping into an evolutionary strategy that aided our ancestors' survival...
The tricks to playing extra time in the World Cup

The tricks to playing extra time in the World Cup

England's shootout victory against Colombia was the latest World Cup knockout game to go into extra time—and pundits noted how, as ever, the 30-minute...
The tricks to playing extra time in the World Cup

The tricks to playing extra time in the World Cup

With England’s thriller going to extra time, what can teams do to overcome the increased fatigue and stress of that extra 30 minutes? ENGLAND'S shootout...
A psychological theory to explain how music helps footballers prepare for the pitch

A psychological theory to explain how music helps footballers prepare for the pitch

With the 21st FIFA World Cup in Russia now in full swing, fans await a symphony of soccer set to a musical score. Football has...