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No link found between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their... more
Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood... more
Potatoes as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting performance in trained athletes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in... more
Creatine serves as a molecular battery to power killer T cells' fight against cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Creatine, the organic acid that is popularly taken as a supplement by athletes and bodybuilders, serves as a molecular battery... more
Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in... more
Japan Just Imported Ebola to Prep for Possible Olympic Outbreak  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Japan imported Ebola and other lethal viruses to prepare diagnostic test kits for the 2020 Olympics. more
Why some US football players have higher cardiovascular risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Research has shown that while elite athletes overall are at decreased risk of death from cardiovascular problems, a certain group of athletes -- football linemen in the United States --... more
Drug treats inflammation associated with genetic heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
When young athletes experiences sudden cardiac death as they run down the playing field, it's usually due to arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM), an inherited heart disease. Now, researchers have shed new light on... more
Photosynthesis Olympics: Can the best wheat varieties be even better?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have put elite wheat varieties through a sort of 'Photosynthesis Olympics' to find which varieties have the best performing photosynthesis. This could ultimately help grain growers to... more
Photosynthesis Olympics: Can the best wheat varieties be even better?  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists have put elite wheat varieties through a sort of "Photosynthesis Olympics" to find which varieties have the best performing photosynthesis. This could ultimately help grain growers to... more
New drug treats inflammation related to inherited heart disease in young athletes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
When young athletes experiences sudden cardiac death as they run down the playing field, it's usually due to arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, an inherited heart disease. more
NATA releases official statement of recommendations to reduce risk of injury related to youth sports specialization  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In anticipation of National Youth Sports Specialization Awareness Week (third full week in October), the National... more
Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
How long does it take an athlete to recover from a concussion? New research has found an athlete's brain may... more
Study reveals reason for increased cardiovascular risk among football players in the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Research has shown that while elite athletes overall are at decreased risk of death from cardiovascular problems, a certain group of athletes... more
Urban SUVs driving huge growth in CO2 emissions: IEA  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The undying popularity of sport-utility vehicles has made them the second-biggest contributor to the growth of global CO2 emissions in recent years, just behind the power sector, the head of... more
Making reservations on the economic hype: Pro sports have little effect on tourism dollars  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Government and tourism officials love to tout the economic boon that professional sports bring to their cities. more
Researchers aim to find how kinesiophobia may affect individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Finding out how kinesiophobia -unreasonable fear of movement- may affect individuals with chronic musculoskeletal pain is the aim of a research group... more
Urbanisation costs Edinburgh over 11 hectares of green land each year  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Edinburgh is losing the equivalent of around 15 football pitches of green land each year, much of which is due to private garden areas being paved... more
New study could change the way traumatic brain injuries are treated  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, can be caused by anything from sports injuries to battlefield trauma. more
Domi aims to inspire hockey players with Type 1 diabetes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Canadiens forward Max Domi aims to inspire young hockey players with Type 1 diabetes more
Study shows relationship between duration of football played and CTE risk, severity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The risk and severity of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy increases with the number of years playing American football according to a new study that... more
CTE risk, severity increases with years playing American football  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The risk and severity of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) increases with the number of years playing American football according to a new study. These findings reaffirm the relationship between... more
Reporting skill and concussion symptom knowledge increase concussion reporting  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Concussions often are underreported by those experiencing symptoms, and most education programs assume that increased knowledge will improve that rate. But new research from the University of Georgia suggests that... more
Getting an 'eel' for the water: The physics of undulatory human swimming  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team of researchers captured the 3D motion of an athlete performing undulatory swimming. They find that the vortex wakes created led to jet... more
World's largest road hockey fundraiser raises $3.1 million to conquer cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
More than 1,900 participants, making up 167 teams, faced off today at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto and raised a record-breaking $3.1 million as part of the... more
Hot air? Qatar claims stadium cooling not eco risk  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As the World Athletics Championships get underway in Qatar on Friday, the environmental cost of holding a top-tier sporting event in a sweltering desert has been thrust into the global... more
Skeleton of Ancient Sports Fan and Head-Shaped Jar Found in Bulgarian Grave  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The skeleton of an ancient sports fan was discovered alongside an 1,800-year-old jar shaped like the head of a wrestler or boxer who may... more
Intensive physical training can harm brain capacity, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In top athletes, excess physical activity can be harmful, as cases of 'overtraining syndrome' suggest. It is associated with major fatigue and reduced athletic performances. more
Can excessive athletic training make your brain tired? New study says yes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
You'd expect excessive athletic training to make the body tired, but can it make the brain tired too? A new study suggests that the... more
Too Much Training Can Tax Athletes' Brains  NPR · 4 weeks
Research finds that triathletes who train too hard can impair a brain area involved in achieving goals like winning a race. Fatigued athletes choose immediate gratification over long-term rewards. more
Blood-brain barrier damage occurs even with mild head trauma  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In a new study of adolescent and adult athletes, researchers have found evidence of damage to the brain's protective barrier, without a reported concussion. more
Study finds evidence of blood-brain barrier damage even without reported concussion  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a new study of adolescent and adult athletes, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Stanford University and Trinity College in Dublin have found evidence... more
Race against time to finish Brazil's particle accelerator  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Brazilian scientists are racing against time to finish building a particle accelerator the size of the Maracana football stadium before government funds run out or it is superseded by rival technology. more
Sports specialization in youth associated with increased risk of injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study finds that kids who specialize in a chosen sport tend to engage in higher levels of vigorous exercise than their peers and may be more... more
Electric baseball cap may help to reverse male pattern balding  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed an electric patch that stimulates hair growth to help reverse male balding. The patch has now been embedded in a baseball cap. more
How molecular footballs burst in an x-ray laser beam  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An international research team has observed in real time how football molecules made of carbon atoms burst in the beam of an X-ray laser. The study shows the temporal course... more
For young athletes, sport specialization means increased risk of injury  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Specialization in a chosen sport is associated with a higher volume of activity -- and it could increase young athletes' risk of sustaining both traumatic- and overuse-based injuries,... more
How molecular footballs burst in an X-ray laser beam  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An international research team has observed in real time how football molecules made of carbon atoms burst in the beam of an X-ray laser. The study shows the temporal course... more
MD Anderson and Houston Dynamo join hands to kick childhood cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center goes gold for Kick Childhood Cancer Awareness Night at BBVA Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. as... more
Researchers aim to explore effects of age, gender on brain injury mechanics  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Traumatic brain injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy have become common in athletes who suffer repeated blows to the head. Most recently, former New England... more
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