Concussion doesn’t just affect the brain, but the whole body. The interaction of the ‘heart-brain axis’ means that as the brain works to heal its injury, it puts extra stress on the heart.
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Heinz is encouraging runners to consume packets of ketchup to boost performance.
Concussions can teach researchers a great deal about how the brain recovers after injury and offer insights into how people can promote brain health throughout their lives.
Hockey culture’s tendency to prefer attributes like mental toughness over emotional vulnerability can damage athletes when they’re confronted with traumatic events. This needs to change.
A common criticism of women’s sports is that female players aren’t as entertaining or skilled as their male counterparts. Two researchers decided to put this notion to the test.
We now know sports that will make their Olympic Games debut in 2028. Here’s what that tells us about what might get the nod for Brisbane 2032.
Most Ghanaian footballers have poor levels of financial literacy and financial behaviour.
Ruth’s headline-grabbing home runs helped his sport recover from scandal, while his own story helped combat anti-Catholic prejudice.
The Women’s World Cup is emerging from the shadow of its male counterpart, breaking attendance records and drawing a global audience.This surge in popularity is a win for gender equality.
Tyson Fury has a history of mental ill health, something which is reflected in his series, At Home With The Furys on Netflix.
Two days after Rodgers’ injury, the NFL players union called on the league to convert all playing fields to natural grass.
The Rugby World Cup kicks off this weekend with hosts France playing New Zealand. Here’s why the All Blacks are still favourites to win the tournament, despite not being the official top team.
New research shows that rugby players’ hamstrings are stiffer than active people who don’t play rugby.
Understanding our menstrual cycle and taking a proactive approach to our periods is vital to improving sports performance.
Around 17% of elite women athletes who were given an individual bra assessment said it had significantly improved their performance.
The emotional realities experienced by women coaches are adversely impacting their ability to thrive in a culture that doesn’t recognize or support key parts of their work.
Female athletes are at increased risk of not eating enough. If energy intake is too low to meet training needs, there can be severe consequences for exercise performance, muscles and health.
Many heat-related health problems can be avoided by adopting a healthy, active lifestyle. But the younger generation is less active than previous generations, and therefore more vulnerable.
The US national team is the favorite going into the tournament in New Zealand and Australia. But growth in the global game has seen others catch up.