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researchers
March 20, 2023

Researchers study mental impact on athletic performance

University of Birmingham researchers have found that after performing a mentally challenging task, individuals found physical exercise to be more difficult. This comes by way of a new study that asked 16 men and women to examine the effects of how...


cte
March 15, 2023

Cincinnati researchers find helmets don’t protect back of head

A University of Cincinnati Biomedical Engineering professor is imploring football helmet manufacturers to go back to the drawing board in terms of protecting the back of the head. Eric Nauman tested a variety of helmets on test dummies and the fin...


pollution
March 8, 2023

Study: Air pollution exposure leads to slower NCAA race times

According to a recent study from Stanford, Columbia, and Mount Sinai researchers believe air pollution is affecting race times of NCAA track & field events. Researchers found that runners competing in 5K races in areas with air pollution level...


severity
March 8, 2023

Study: Severity of injuries increasing in high school athletics

While the overall number of sports-related injuries is decreasing, the severity of those injuries and the number of head and neck injuries are on the rise, according to a study presented at the 2023 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) A...


body image
March 6, 2023

Study: Body image improves among teens after removing social media

Teens and young adults who reduced their social media use by 50% for just a few weeks saw significant improvement in how they felt about both their weight and their overall appearance compared with peers who maintained consistent levels of social med...


sleep
February 20, 2023

Physical Activity Found to Favor Healthy Sleep Schedule

An adequate amount of good-quality sleep is essential for the physical and emotional well-being of humans. For instance, good-quality sleep helps improve the outcomes of various diseases, including cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, mental di...


movr
February 20, 2023

New App movr Build Offers Evidence-Based Workouts

The movement health company movr (www.movewithmovr.com) announced today the release of movr Build. The fourth B2B SaaS technology released by movr since 2022, Build joins movr Assess, Prescribe and Analyze to round out the company's movement health s...


cte
February 8, 2023

Researchers: 91% of 376 Former NFL Players had CTE

According to recent findings from Boston University researchers, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has been found in more than 91% of former NFL players involved in an ongoing study on the degenerative brain disorder. The findings were shared...


fhsaa
February 7, 2023

FHSAA May Require Girl Student-Athletes to Report Menstrual Cycles

The State of Florida is weighing a decision that would force teenage girls who play high school sports to report their menstrual cycles to their respective schools. Governor Ron DeSantis' education commissioner sits on the Florida High School Athl...


cardiac
February 6, 2023

What is Athletic Heart Syndrome?

Heart health and athletic endurance go hand-in-hand. “Exercise strengthens the heart muscle, enabling it to pump a greater volume of blood with each heartbeat,” said Dr. Deepak Bhatt, editor of the Harvard Heart Letter, in a recent Q&a...