Top US runner Mary Cain has revealed her health was ruined by being told to lose weight for performance.
Genetic testing could help us build targeted and effective training routines for athletes, but the emerging science could also introduce opportunity for discrimination in the sporting world.
It probably sounds bad or uncomfortable to you. But stiffness is part of what gives elite athletes the spring in their muscles.
Sports training often involves exposure to challenging situations to boost performance. But this can cross the line into emotional abuse. Here's how to recognise when that happens.
It can be tough at the top for football managers.
New research with elite sportswomen found half use hormonal contraceptives.
Musicians and athletes have a lot in common when it comes to performing in the glare of the spotlight.
For any athlete to deliver a gold medal performance, mental toughness is an essential ingredient. But what exactly is mental toughness — and how does an athlete develop it?
When faced with chaos or danger, most people retreat. Not so for those who possess a certain personality trait.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two of the greatest tennis players in recent years at the Australian Open. So what makes them stand out from the rest?
It can be tough for younger players to make it to the top of professional tennis. But it's not impossible, if you look at the numbers.
Help with psychological issues for elite performers is not about reacting when problems bubble to the surface.