Sports

Sports that will save your life 

Sports that will save your life 

An international research collaboration, led by University of Sydney, has found that racquet sports, swimming, aerobics and cycling offer life saving benefits compared to...
Ice fishing as extreme sport: Burns, broken bones, concussions among injuries chronicled

Ice fishing as extreme sport: Burns, broken bones, concussions among injuries chronicled

Ice fishing might seem like a benign sport -- for everyone except the fish. Sitting in a cozy shanty waiting for a bite, what...
Tips for keeping student-athletes safe after common injuries

Tips for keeping student-athletes safe after common injuries

Whether you have a student-athlete on the football field or the volleyball court, safety during high school sports is an important topic. Trevor O’Brien, M.S.,...
The Super Bowl’s evolution from football game to entertainment extravaganza

The Super Bowl’s evolution from football game to entertainment extravaganza

In just 50 years, the Super Bowl has become one of the biggest “shared experiences” in American culture, up there with attending religious services,...
How to stop the spread of germs for a winning Super Bowl

How to stop the spread of germs for a winning Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events of the year, drawing thousands of people not only to the stadium it’s played...
Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl, says Pitt researcher

Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl, says Pitt researcher

The Atlanta Falcons will defeat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 51. This prediction comes from a University of Pittsburgh researcher who backs...
Do elite sports promote doping?

Do elite sports promote doping?

The pursuit by elite sports of media — and the public’s — attention generates hardcore competition that even highly trained bodies can barely handle....
Effective recovery in competitive sports

Effective recovery in competitive sports

What does an Olympic athlete do after the competition? He runs another round to warm down, goes to the sauna or has a massage....
How to make a faster ski

How to make a faster ski: suggestions from scientists

Ski season is coming, and serious skiers are already searching for ways to shave split-seconds off their race times. Now scientists may have a new...
Best possible recovery measures

Best possible recovery measures after sport training and competitive sports

In a joint project, Bochum-based researchers studied the best possible regeneration measures for athletes after sport training and competition phases. Using blood tests, questionnaires and...