Sports science
Sport science is a discipline that studies how the healthy human body works during exercise, and how sport and physical activity promote health from cellular to whole body perspectives. The study of S...
The science is in: Exercise isn’t the best way to lose weight
Why working out is great for health, but not for weight loss, explained in five minutes.
Trevor Graham's scathing criticism of the worldwide anti-doping movement.
Sometimes it gets to a point in your life when you need to stop being calm and defend yourself. Over the past ten years, I have been bullied, harassed,...
Will Russia be banned from the Olympics?
The World Anti-Doping Agency is recommending that the Russian Olympic team be banned from the Rio games. Could that actually happen? CNBC's Phil Han reports....
Maria Sharapova’s business career might not be over — even if her tennis one is in jeopardy
Building a fan base outside of the sport might’ve been a more savvy business move than she ever could have imagined.
34 Dumbest Answers Kids Ever Gave On Tests
From talking about bacon, to answers that take inappropriateness to a whole new level, we count 34 hilariously wrong answers that kids wrote on tests
What Is Meldonium And Why Is It Banned
Tennis player Maria Sharapova tested positive for the banned drug – but it's not clear how much it really improves an athlete's performance, anyway.
The ethical case for allowing doping in sports
A stunning report from the World Anti-Doping Agency has made a series of allegations against Russian athletes and authorities, including the accusation that a Russian laboratory deliberately destroyed...
Exercise In A Bottle Could Become A Reality
Drugs that mimic the benefits of exercise could soon become a reality thanks to breakthrough research from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre. Published in Cell Metabolism, the research...
Why Lance Armstrong was right to dope
Time to wake up and smell the steroids says Julian Savulescu, director of the Uehrin Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. Savulescu has garnered quite the reputation for his contro...
Boston Marathon Champ Rita Jeptoo Banned for Doping - Marathon
The three-time winner tested positive for EPO, a performance-enhancing drug.
BBC Sport - Russian doping claims: 99% of athletes guilty, German TV alleges
As many as 99% of Russian athletes are guilty of doping, a German TV documentary has alleged. The programme claims that Russian officials systematically accepted payment from athletes to supply banned...
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How Science Turned a Struggling Pro Skier Into an Olympic Medal Contender
Veteran downhiller Steven Nyman has resurrected his career. Can wind tunnels, gyroscopes and materials science lead him to Olympic gold?
Exercise physiology
Exercise physiology is the study of the acute responses and chronic adaptations to a wide range of physical exercise conditions. In addition, many exercise physiologists study the effect of exercise o...
Diving physics
Diving Physics explains the effects that divers and their equipment are subject to underwater.
The main laws of physics that describe the physics of the underwater diver and of diving equipment ar...
Sports biomechanics
Sports biomechanics is a quantitative based study and analysis of professional athletes and sports' activities in general. It can simply be described as the Physics of Sports. In this subfield of biom...
Jumping
Jumping or leaping is a form of locomotion or movement in which an organism or non-living (e.g., robotic) mechanical system propels itself through the air along a ballistic trajectory. Jumping can be ...
Jumping - Wikipedia
Sports medicine
Sports medicine, also known as sport and exercise medicine, is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. Althou...
Drugs in sport
In competitive sports, doping refers to the use of banned athletic performance-enhancing drugs by athletic competitors, where the term doping is widely used by organizations that regulate sporting com...
Drugs in sport - Wikipedia
Doping in sport
In competitive sports, doping refers to the use of banned athletic performance-enhancing drugs by athletic competitors, where the term doping is widely used by organizations that regulate sporting com...
Doping in sport - Wikipedia
Sport psychology
Sport psychology is an interdisciplinary science that draws on knowledge from many related fields including biomechanics, physiology, kinesiology and psychology. It involves the study of how psycholo...
Sports hypnosis
Sports hypnosis refers to the use of hypnotherapy with athletes in order to enhance sporting performance. Hypnosis in sports has therapeutic and performance-enhancing functions. The mental state of at...
Physical education
Physical education, PE or P.E. (in many Commonwealth countries also known as physical training, PT), is an educational course related to the physique of the human body, taken during primary and second...
Physical education - Wikipedia
Tim Noakes
Timothy David Noakes (born 1949) is an A-rated South African professor of exercise and sports science at the University of Cape Town. He has run more than 70 marathons and ultramarathons, and is the a...
Tim Noakes - Wikipedia
Trevor Graham's scathing criticism of the worldwide anti-doping movement.
Sometimes it gets to a point in your life when you need to stop being calm and defend yourself. Over the past ten years, I have been bullied, harassed,...
Arteriovenous oxygen difference
The arteriovenous oxygen difference, or a-vO2 diff, is the difference in the oxygen content of the blood between the arterial blood and the venous blood. It is an indication of how much oxygen is remo...