Sports Science

The Science Of Colin Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is going to take the field in two hours and it won't just be a vindication of the decision by coach Jim Harbaugh to replace Alex Smith and his 13-3 run with a passer rating over 100- Harbaugh can't ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 22 2013 - 10:12pm

Cut Your Own Vegetables- It's A Pretty Good Workout

You may not ever carve out time to go to the gym but a new review by social psychologists suggests the health benefits of small amounts of activity in two-minute increments that add up to 30 minutes per day can be just as beneficial as longer bouts of phy ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 29 2013 - 11:35am

Middle-aged Men, Muscle Mass Is Why You Need To Eat More Meat

People lose muscle mass, and find it harder to maintain, as they age, and so researchers have ben investigating ways to delay or counteract age-related muscle loss. A study conducted by the Exercise Metabolism Research Group at McMaster University suggest ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 4 2013 - 2:30pm

Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Nerve Compression Disorder In Athletes Gets New Treatment

Two new studies look for ways to improve surgical treatment for a debilitating condition called  neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome, which is caused by compressed nerves in the neck and shoulder and causes pain, numbness or tingling in the shoulder, arm ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2013 - 12:03pm

Dance Injuries Rose 37 Percent In Children And Adolescents Since 1991

Dance is a beautiful form of expression, but it can be physically taxing and strenuous on the human body, particularly for children and adolescents. According to a new analysis, between 1991 and 2007 the annual number of dance-related injuries increased 3 ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 11 2013 - 10:00pm

Fists Of Fitness

It’s curious, all the press attention lavished on this recent article 1 in Jour. Evolutionary Biology. Noting the differing proportions of human hands versus those of other primates, Michael Morgan and David Carrier of the University of Utah concluded hum ...

Article - Fred Phillips - Aug 9 2017 - 10:10pm

NFL Concussions Require Long-Term Care

The National Football League is facing lawsuits by 4,000 former players who allege the organizations failed to protect them from the long-term consequences of concussions. A psychologist that consulted with the Montreal Canadiens hockey team and treated p ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 17 2013 - 10:34am

Do Stuff Together: It's A 'Game Changer' For Dad/Daughter Relationships

Surveys show that the most frequent turning point in father-daughter relationships is shared activities — especially sports. Participating with daughters in sports is even ahead of such pivotal events as when a daughter marries or leaves home, according t ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 19 2013 - 3:00pm

BallCam: Now You Get To Experience Being A Football

If you liked FoxTrax, that glowing hockey puck shooting around the ice during NHL games, you will love what engineers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo have done: they put a camera inside a footbal ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2013 - 2:00pm

Why American Men Will Never Win A World Cup: Heading A Soccer Ball May Hurt Cognitive Performance

America leads the world in science and Nobel prizes but we may never compete in men's soccer. The reason may be because men are too smart to hit things with their heads. A paper on the effects of young women who hit things with their heads is why. Th ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2013 - 7:17pm