August 12, 2013
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Research examines masculinity and sexuality in sport

Preliminary research is providing a rare look at the construction of masculinity on the covers of mainstream and gay-themed sports magazines. Continue reading

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April 19, 2013
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Intense, specialized training in young athletes linked to serious overuse injuries

Young athletes who specialize in one sport and train intensively have a significantly higher risk of stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries, according to the largest clinical study of its kind. Continue reading

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April 19, 2013
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Screening NCAA athletes for sudden cardiac death risk

A new study supports the addition of electrocardiogram (ECG) screening to the standardized pre-participation exams for athletes to better identify cardiac abnormalities that lead to sudden cardiac death (SCD) – the leading cause of death in athletes during sport. Continue reading

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April 10, 2013
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People who normally practice sport have a better attention span than those with bad physical health

Good physical health is related to a better functioning of both the central nervous system (CNS) and the autonomic nervous system (ANS), according to new research. Continue reading

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March 1, 2013
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The right high-performance cross-country skiwear

The sport of cross-country skiing has always been preoccupied with its skis and waxing. Research now demonstrates that to shave off those extra hundredths of a second, competitive skiers should pay more attention to their clothing. Continue reading

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January 11, 2013
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To prevent injuries, young athletes may need to play more just for fun

One way to avoid injuries in young athletes may be for them to simply spend more time in unorganized free play such as pick-up games, a new has found. Researchers found that injured young athletes who play a single sport such as tennis spent much less … Continue reading

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January 4, 2013
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Why good resolutions about taking up a physical activity can be hard to keep

Physical inactivity is a major public health problem that has both social and neurobiological causes. According to the results of a new survey the French have put “taking up a sport” at the top of their list of good resolutions for 2013. Continue reading

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August 9, 2010
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DIY Balloons Glow to Show Air Quality

Image via Instructables The idea of showing air quality by emitting glowing colors is fairly old. In fact, in 2007, Pairs launched hot air balloons above the city that would show citizens the level of cleanliness of the air they were breathing in. Eve… Continue reading

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