Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge on his way to wining the London Marathon in April 2019.
Many factors have been suggested to explain the dominance of Kenyan middle and long distance runners, and many have been disproved
Sports science needs to race towards a different approach.
The Greek body - white, muscular, masculine and middle class - dominated as an ideal type. This dominance continues today.
Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier has been struggling with a persistent groin problem.
Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 more player-days per season to injuries than those teams that do.
Check the position: Australian rider Caleb Ewan wins stage two of the Tour Down Under in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, 2018.
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Most long distance road cycling events are won or lost in the final sprint of any race stage. Here's one tip that could give you an extra 5kph advantage.
FC Barcelona’s Jordi Alba celebrates with his teammates after scoring in the La Liga match against SD Huesca in September, 2018.
It's not all about tiki-taka football. Our new research revealed how a unique philosophy, excellent coaching and cutting edge sports science help FC Barcelona get the best from its players.
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Sports science suggests not.
Each player needs a tailor-made strategy based on his own physiology.
Kathryn Mitchell broke the Commonwealth Games javelin record to claim a gold medal.
The continual breaking of World Records is the result of complex interactions between genetics, talent, equipment, training and nutrition.
Australia’s Michael Shelley will run in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games marathon.
There are many factors that set elite runners apart from other runners, including training volume, physiology, tendon function and running technique.
A streamlined Lizzie Yarnold sliding her way to gold.
The science behind the suits that gave Britain's medal-winning athletes a crucial speed boost.
Jarryd Hughes has won Australia’s first medal in the snowboard cross event at a Winter Olympics.
Snowboard cross has the highest incidence of injury during competition among the snowboarding disciplines.
Frenzy and focus in the women’s Snowboard Cross final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Hurtling at 50 km per hour over vertical drops, rolls and turning banks – that's snowboard cross and ski-cross. If they make a good start, seven Australians are in with a medal chance in Pyeongchang.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has long been criticised for excessive ‘grunting’ during matches.
Grunting in tennis can be performance-enhancing for the grunter and performance-hindering for their opponent.
Coach John Triscari talks to the Australian Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball team during the Women’s Gold Medal Game at the London 2012 Paralympics.
Coaches are sometimes thought of as 'teachers' of their sport. So what can coaches learn from the field of education?
Too busy to work out? Not anymore.
Why less is more when it comes to exercise.
The bodies of Olympic athletes are becoming more specialised, more differentiated – and much more extreme.
Over time, the body sizes and shapes of Olympians have been moving apart from each other at light-speed, and have become increasingly specialised and differentiated.
Various boxing authorities have ranked Muhammad Ali as the best heavyweight boxer in history.
Central to the celebrity Muhammad Ali achieved was his exceptional ability as a boxer.
Heat stroke can be deadly. Luckily there's a cheap, easy solution for adjusting to a hot climate – and it doesn't involve dunking yourself in ice.
Socceroos all-time leading goal scorer Tim Cahill shows some of his ball skills to some young fans.
Watch out for some clever footwork and ball skills in this weekend’s Asian Cup final when the Socceroos face South Korea at Stadium Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The championship – played on Australian…
Is there more to the concussion crisis than what the science can tell us?
The sports media has a fascination with concussions. Not only is there a huge volume of stories about the issue, but there’s also an urgency to the tone of the reporting. The heightened coverage has served…