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September 2, 2015

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September 2, 2015

Disabilities: Playing Adaptive Sports Linked to Higher Employment, Economic Impact

Aug. 25, 2015 — A new study finds playing an adaptive sport can have dramatic results on the athlete and the ... read more

Don't Talk About Golf: How Caddies Help Elite Golfers Stay in the Zone

July 15, 2015 — The support offered by caddies can help elite golfers stay ‘in the zone’ even under the pressure of major championships, new research has revealed. The study was conducted with 10 European Tour ... read more

Women's Sport Participation and Gender Equality: African Women in the Beautiful Game

June 24, 2015 — Despite a notably high percentage of women in political positions, South Africa has high rates of rape and domestic violence, suggesting poor gender equality, widespread discrimination and male ... read more

Black Athletes Stereotyped Negatively in Media Compared to White Athletes

June 2, 2015 — New research has revealed racial stereotyping in the way media portray athletes. Researchers found that media stories on African-American athletes focus primarily on criminal actions while stories ... read more

World First Survey Uncovers Widespread Homophobia at UK Sports Events

May 10, 2015 — Spectator stands are the most likely sporting environment for homophobia to occur, a study concludes: 85 percent fear for the safety of gay people. Three out of four people have witnessed or ... read more

Better Social Media Techniques Increase Fan Interest, Engagement

Apr. 22, 2015 — Researchers found that the more MLB teams released original content from their Twitter accounts, such as score updates or player profiles, the more followers they gained and engagement they ... read more

Concerns Over UK Government Plan to Increase Participation in School Rugby

Apr. 21, 2015 — The UK government plan to fund and to increase participation in rugby in schools has not been informed by injury data, warn ... read more

College Football Rivalries Influenced by Competition for Resources

Apr. 16, 2015 — A new study of intercollegiate football rivalries suggests that competition for scarce resources influences fan opinions. The researchers found that geographic proximity and a shared history of ... read more

Muscles Matter in Baseball

Apr. 8, 2015 — A new approach to analyzing baseball-pitching biomechanics may one day give players more personalized feedback and help prevent elbow injuries. In a computer simulation study of baseball pitching, ... read more

Most NFL Players With Injuries to the Midfoot Return to Game Action

Mar. 27, 2015 — Nearly 93 percent of National Football League (NFL) athletes who sustained traumatic injuries to the midfoot returned to competition less than 15 months after injury and with no statistically ... read more

Ultimate Fighting Championship Should Save Heavyweight Fights for Pay Per View

Mar. 24, 2015 — A researcher has found that fans' interest in the sport and, thus, their desire to spend money differs based on the ... read more

Social Media Training Works Best for Student-Athletes, Study Shows

Mar. 17, 2015 — Placing less reliance on monitoring software and modifying new media training to align with student-athletes' habits and input will promote more positive and responsible usage on social ... read more

Die-Hard College Sports Fans Defy Expectations

Mar. 16, 2015 — When March Madness kicks off, you might expect the bleachers to be filled with alumni and students from the competing colleges. In fact, only about a third of die-hard college sports fans are alumni ... read more

Pre-Game Jitters: Student Athletes, Parents Both Contribute to Anxious Feelings Before Competition, Research Suggests

Mar. 6, 2015 — A student athlete’s anxiety levels before competition are determined not only by their own expectations for their performance, but their parents' expectations as well, a new study ... read more

Feb. 23, 2015 — 'Walking football' could have a multitude of health benefits, researchers say, after studying the sport. The new sporting craze of 'Walking Football' may enable people to continue ... read more

Better Concussion Prevention in Youth Sports Needed, Experts Say

Feb. 19, 2015 — With mandated provisions in youth sports concussion laws high among Rhode Island Interscholastic League high schools, compliance with recommended concussion protocols was very limited, researchers ... read more

Feb. 17, 2015 — The risk of injury during competition matches is twelve times higher than during training sessions in players of the "Professional Football League." The most common ones are muscular ... read more

Economists Recommend Paying College Athletes

Feb. 9, 2015 — The current compensation arrangement for big-time college athletics is inefficient, inequitable and very likely unsustainable, according to a new study by economists. The article concludes that an ... read more

Study of Former NFL Players Reveals Specifics of Concussive Brain Damage

Jan. 26, 2015 — Results of a small study of nine men provide further evidence for potential long-term neurological risk to football players who sustain repeated concussions and support calls for better player ... read more

Future of Athletes Is One of the Unresolved Matters of Managers in Their Planning Strategies

Jan. 26, 2015 — The current model of management of the Personal Sports Brand (in Spanish MPD) is based on obtaining short-term results, on sports success but it gives little importance to academic education and ... read more

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