Sports Science

Modern Snack Culture After Games Could Be Undermining The Benefits Of Sports For Kids

On most comedy television shows with episodes dealing with kids and sports, there is likely to be a joke about snack culture; it has to be organic, free-range juice boxes, etc. The jokes are there because for the script writers, snack culture wasn't a ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 2 2020 - 11:38am

Improve Your NCAA Basketball March Madness Picks By Doing This

March is the time of year when even people who aren't college basketball fans get involved- because of March Madness pools, online or in the office.  Most, even experts will fail, because they do one thing wrong- they start in the beginning, which thi ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 4 2020 - 6:01pm

V5: How To Hit A 90 MPH Baseball, The Neuroscience Way

If you are not an experienced baseball player, a ball coming at you 40 or 50 miles per hour is fast. You are almost certain to swing too late and then, when you realize that is fast, you will swing too early. You are almost as certain to miss. So how can ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 16 2020 - 1:42pm

Fitness Overtraining And How To Avoid It

There’s a thin line between working hard enough and working too hard. Pushing your body to reach new levels of fitness requires commitment, effort and a willingness to put yourself through intense, challenging workouts on a regular basis. But more isn’t a ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 9 2020 - 5:39pm

Weekend Science: How Successful Golfers Stay Focused

Sporting history is littered with tales of defeat snatched from the jaws of victory. Famously, the US golfer Doug Sanders was a three-foot putt away from winning the 1970 Open Championship in St Andrews. He missed. Not only did it lose him the championshi ...

Article - The Conversation - Oct 16 2020 - 12:06pm