- 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
- 10,000 Steps Or Intense Workouts? This Is What Works Better
Exercise is healthy. That is common knowledge. But just how rigorous should that exercise be in order to really impact a person’s fitness level? And, if you sit all day at a desk, but still manage to get out and exercise, does that negate your six, seven, ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 25 2021 - 12:46pm
- Blade Runners Do Not Have A Competitive Advantage
Do amputee sprinters using running prostheses, or blades, have a competitive advantage? The world’s fastest 400-meter sprinter, Blake Leeper, was ruled ineligible to compete in the Tokyo Olympics due to having an assumed advantage, but a new study with the ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 10 2022 - 5:31am
- Sports And School: Physically Fit Pupils Feel And Can Concentrate Better
Bad dietary habits start young, as do most bad habits, from smoking to drug use. Good habits tend to be the same. It is known that movement on a regular basis keeps kids healthy but a new study found that physical fitness is also linked to concentration an ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 5 2022 - 10:50am