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March 1, 2017

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March 1, 2017

Feb. 8, 2017 — The loneliness of the long distance runner could soon be a thing of the past as new technology allows crowds to cheer on athletes from anywhere in the world. A prototype digital relay baton has been ... read more

A Future for Skiing in a Warmer World

Feb. 1, 2017 — As the world struggles to make progress to limit climate change, researchers are finding ways to adapt to warmer winter temperatures -- by developing environmentally friendly ways of producing ... read more

More Sprints in Top-Class Soccer Necessitates New and Individualized Training Routines

Jan. 18, 2017 — Today’s top-class football is characterized by more short sprints than in the past. In English Premier League, high-intensity running has increased by 50% in the last 10 years, presenting new ... read more

Student, Professor Use Sports Analytics to Discover NCAA Ranking Patterns

Jan. 16, 2017 — Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men's basketball? According to research and analysis, it ... read more

Nov. 16, 2016 — An energy-efficient technique has been devised for accurately tracking a user's physical activity based on data from wearable ... read more

Nov. 3, 2016 — Data glasses mirror information to the eye without interfering with the wearer‘s vision, report ... read more

Researcher Reconsiders the Advantage of Left-Handed Pitchers

Nov. 2, 2016 — For a moment, with the bases loaded and a 3-2 count on the batter, fans of the Cleveland Indians, up three runs in Game 1 of the World Series, held a collective ... read more

Color-Changing Smart Material Sensor to Alert User to Get out of Sun

Oct. 3, 2016 — According to the American Cancer Society approximately 5.4 million basal and squamous cell skin cancers are diagnosed each year. Yet, the sun does contribute to the production of Vitamin D, which is ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — A device to assist blind sailors in match racing has been developed by ... read more

Mobile Device Detects Irregular Heartbeats, Helps to Prevent Cerebral Infarctions

Sep. 19, 2016 — A research team has developed a mobile app and thumb-size device that help to prevent cerebral infarctions at an early stage, during asymptomatic atrial fibrillation. The mobile device detects ... read more

World's Most Powerful X-Ray Takes a 'Sledgehammer' to Molecules

Sep. 12, 2016 — An international team of more than 20 scientists has inadvertently discovered how to create a new type of crystal using light more than ten billion times brighter than the ... read more

July 28, 2016 — A new study aims to take advantage of sweat's trove of medical information through the development of a sustainable, wearable sensor to detect lactate levels in your ... read more

The Eyes Are the Window Into the Brain

July 27, 2016 — Insight into how neurons in the cerebellum respond to rapid eye movements may provide clues for modern medical ... read more

Physicists Revisit Spin-Bowling Puzzle: How Cricket Spin Bowlers Do It

July 21, 2016 — Spin bowlers in cricket are masters at making the ball loop slowly through the air to confuse batsmen. Legends of the game know the magic combinations of top-spin, side-spin and off-spin necessary to ... read more

July 20, 2016 — Getting fit and athletic -- while sitting? Researchers are developing an active chair. At first glance, the chair looks just like another other reclining chair with a footrest you would find in a ... read more

Robot Therapist Hits the Spot With Athletes

July 18, 2016 — Trials of a prototype robot for sports therapy have just begun in Singapore, to create a high quality and repeatable treatment routine to improve sports recovery, reducing reliance on trained ... read more

July 13, 2016 — Researchers are a step closer to harvesting renewable or ambient energy from mobile phone base stations to power battery-operated wireless sensors used in industries including health and ... read more

Weights of Division III Football Linemen Up 38 Percent Since 1956, Researchers Report

July 12, 2016 — On average offensive linemen from a Division III college football conference weighed 38 percent more in 2014 than they did in 1956, while the average male's weight over the same time increased ... read more

Electric Assist Bikes Provide Meaningful Exercise, Cardiovascular Benefits for Riders

July 7, 2016 — A new study shows that using an electrically-powered bicycle on a regular basis can provide riders with an effective workout while improving some aspects of cardiovascular health, especially for ... read more

Science Could Help Search for the Next Tennis Champions

July 6, 2016 — Grouping young tennis players according to their physical maturity rather than their chronological age could help us develop future tennis ... read more

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