New recommendations of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association are intended to reduce the growing incidence of sports-related physical injuries among young people.
Drinking too much water (overhydrating) can lead to abnormally low levels of sodium in the body.
Children who specialize in a single sport and train intensively for it are at higher risk of experiencing overuse injuries, as well as burnout, anxiety and depression, a new report says.
A new study reports that flu-related deaths among older people jumps significantly in the hometowns of Super Bowl teams.
“The findings suggest that limiting contact in practices is an important strategy for controlling the risk of concussion to football players,” the study’s authors conclude.
“What was known was unlearned, forgotten, pushed away into a corner,” writes Emily Harrison of Harvard.
Iris Borowsky: “The research shows that, first of all, corporal punishment is humiliating and demeaning to both parent and child. It often lowers self-esteem and morale.”
Brazil’s 7-1 loss to Germany could reignite tough debate over huge government spending on the World Cup. Some say that’s a good thing.
The study also found a strong correlation between an overall ethical climate on campuses and players’ willingness to cheat.
Britain has permitted pubs in England and Wales to stay open longer during England matches with a late kick-off. It’s expected to lead to an upsurge in ER visits.
WASHINGTON — Kline is holding a hearing Thursday about potential consequences of a regional NLRB decision allowing Northwestern University athletes to unionize.
Some 13 percent of adults surveyed said they absolutely wouldn’t let their child play football.
Yes, according to a Men’s Health article, which concludes that men who closely follow their local teams are happier and healthier than their nonfan male peers.
The study, which was published online in the journal Psychological Science, also found that French soccer fans behave in much the same way.
The findings come from a 2010 survey of 2,793 teens attending 20 middle schools and high schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
What I found striking about both the Strib and the Times articles was the families’ highly conflicted attitudes toward the sport.
The study reported that professional football players are three times more likely to die from neurodegenerative brain disorders than the general U.S. population.
As Christie Aschwanden points out in Slate, supplements are “expensive, they don’t improve performance, and they might make you test positive for dope.”
“Mild” concussions can cause persistent memory and attention problems that last for at least a year, a new study has found.