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Potato puree as race-fuel? Scientists say “Why not?”

October 28, 2019

Carbohydrate gel is a quick shot of energy whenever you need one. Athletes use them in exercises that…
Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds

October 21, 2019

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood…
Increased performance in female athletes after testosterone supplementation

October 17, 2019

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences have investigated the effects of…
Microbiotic Fuel

July 4, 2019

New research has identified a bacterium residing in the microbiomes of elite athletes that improves exercise capacity in…
Tackling Torn Tendons

June 14, 2019

With more outdoor activities during summer months,  the risk of a tendon injuries increases, and the rate of…
Pro-Athlete Mortality Gap

May 27, 2019

Professional football players appear to have a somewhat elevated risk of death, including  higher risk of succumbing to cardiac…
3D-printed tissues may keep athletes in action

April 2, 2019

Bioscientists are moving closer to 3D-printed artificial tissues to help heal bone and cartilage typically damaged in sports-related injuries to…
Impact of Wearable Technology in Sports

March 28, 2019

Sport and sports people have long been a source of fear and admiration for people. Over the years…
Why professional athletes have bad teeth? A new study revealed a shocking truth

June 27, 2018

Teeth are important. They begin digesting the food and if they don‘t work well, the entire digestive system…
Woman more likely to suffer sports – related concussions, studies suggest

February 8, 2018

A new comprehensive literature review by University of Virginia faculty members reveals that female athletes could have an…
Cooling glove developed by Stanford researchers helps athletes and patients

December 28, 2017

A cooling device that has been improving strength and endurance in mostly male athletes for 15 years is…
Athletes do not see like eagles – scientists found rugby and cricket players have average eyesight

November 25, 2017

We tend to believe that athletes from such sports like cricket and rugby must have perfect eyesight. Their…
Study seeking new ways to avoid stress fractures

September 28, 2017

Some 80 long-distance runners at four Pac-12 Conference institutions are entering the new school year connected to monitoring…
Study: Many athletes with implantable defibrillators can do sports

June 7, 2017

Some young adults have inherited heart conditions that require them to receive an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or ICD.…
New equation makes it harder to ‘outsmart’ concussion tests

February 22, 2017

An equation that combines multiple subtest scores into one could make fooling a concussion protocol nothing more than…
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes

February 9, 2017

The loneliness of the long distance runner could soon be a thing of the past as new technology…
Study Links Athletic Performance to Mortality

November 1, 2016

It’s not the locker room pep talk you’d expect, but new research from the University of Arizona suggests…
Study: knees, hips – but not ankles – power the fastest olympic sprinters

August 21, 2016

As fans around the world have marveled at the athletic feats performed in the 2016 Summer Olympics, University…
Low Zika risk for travelers to Olympics in Brazil, study finds

July 27, 2016

The Zika virus poses a negligible health threat to the international community during the summer Olympic Games that…
In first-ever survey, 36 percent of water polo players report concussions

June 28, 2016

A first-of-its-kind survey has confirmed what some water polo players – especially goalies – have long suspected: Concussions…
Mental Training for Soccer Tactics

June 26, 2016

It’s not only controlling the ball, physical endurance, and dexterity that matter when it comes to playing soccer.…
Spinoff tracks weightlifter safety, performance

March 8, 2016

A Madison startup company that is only 14 months old has installed computerized monitors to track weightlifting by…
Study Suggests Sildenafil May Relieve Severe Form of Edema in Swimmers

February 18, 2016

Swimmers and divers who are prone to a sudden and potentially life-threatening form of pulmonary edema in cold…
Research Shows Helmetless-Tackling Drills Significantly Reduce Head Impact

December 22, 2015

The national debate around football-related head impacts, and their relationship to concussions and spinal injuries, continues to raise…
Researchers discover optimal range of slopes for extreme uphill running

December 19, 2015

Running uphill on steep inclines is never easy, but researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered…
Study: duration of concussion symptoms is as significant as severity

December 15, 2015

Sports concussions continue to garner national attention and the conversation will likely continue over the holidays with the…
Scientists offer sweet solution to marathon fatigue

November 30, 2015

It turns out a spoonful of sugar might not just help the medicine go down, but could also…
Better detection of concussion in young football players

November 26, 2015

Researcher Christian Duval, PhD, and his team have developed a new, simple and non-invasive approach to create a…
Research shows benefits, danger of Ultraman competition

November 19, 2015

A team of Florida State University researchers found that the endurance competition called the Ultraman can lead to…
Endurance athletes who ‘go against the grain’ become incredible fat-burners

November 18, 2015

Elite endurance athletes who eat very few carbohydrates burned more than twice as much fat as high-carb athletes…
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