As student athletes hit training fields this summer to gain the competitive edge, a new study shows how the experiences of a tiny mouse can put them on the path to winning. Scientists examined how surges of testosterone both before and after aggressive encounters led the male California mouse to win in future matches.
Popular muscle building supplements, known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are ineffective when taken in isolation, according to new research from the University of Stirling.
Playing football can improve bone development in adolescent boys, new research shows.
Kent State University researchers found that playing a popular physically-interactive, smartphone based game, like Pokémon GO, may actually promote exercise. The researchers suggest that while many smartphone functions may promote sedentary activity, they are hopeful that playing physically-interactive, smartphone based video games like Pokémon GO may help promote walking and reduce sitting in college students.
A new University of Sussex study has revealed that grunts produced by players during tennis matches they lost were higher in voice pitch than during the matches they won.
A study shows that people find sport less strenuous if they believe it's doing them good.
University of Surrey research into innovative entrepreneurs starting to work in tourism has found, in some of the first analysis undertaken, how they have to use initiative and hard work -- and often work for nothing -- to overcome the barriers in setting up their innovation.
Video assistant refereeing in football has to be used with caution. Researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, have shown that refs are more likely to give red when they see a foul committed in slow motion, even when a yellow card is more justifiable. This is because fouls viewed in slow motion appear to be more serious.
International recommendations for assessing whether athletes had suffered a concussion were not followed during the 2014 World Cup, according to research published today.
Scientists from James Cook University and Victoria University may have unlocked the secret behind success in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition.