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Hawthorn Hawks played better than expected in 2015 and beat the West Coast Eagles in the AFL Grand Final at the MCG. AAP Image/Julian Smith

Is winning all that matters in AFL or does the performance count?

The path to grand final victory in AFL can be paved with many wins and losses. But it's measuring how a team plays against an expected result that can help them improve.
Predicting the outcome of each of the 198 AFL home-and-away matches is no small task. AAP/Joe Castro

A tip to win your office footy tipping? Don’t listen to the experts

If you're looking to win your colleagues' and friends’ respect in a footy tipping competition you can do a whole lot worse than simply tuning out of the countless hours of TV and radio analysis.
Halo Sport headset - unfair advantage? Halo Neuroscience

Brain stimulation in sport: is it fair?

It's not clear if transcranial direct current stimulation can give sportspeople an unfair competitive advantage, but it's time to give it serious consideration.
Concussions are common in sport, especially NFL, but few realise just how damaging a concussion is to the brain. from www.shutterstock.com.au

What does concussion do to the brain?

The link between concussion and irreversible brain injury is particularly troubling, especially given the dominance of Australia’s contact sporting culture.

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