New research suggests senior athletes use binge drinking culture to display dominance over novices.
Commotio cordis is the result of blunt trauma to the heart, and is one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death in youth sports. Improvements in protective equipment may help prevent it.
To make men’s soccer a more inclusive space, organizers and players must put allyship above profits and winning.
How athletes use memory can make the difference when performing at a high level.
There are risks in biting the hand that feeds you. But sporting bodies that don’t consider their stakeholders’ values will be left at the start line.
The discovery of the role that the protein Piezo1 plays in touch and body awareness won the 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Piezo1 may also be a significant player in motor function.
The muscle benefits of a brief ‘priming’ workout seem to last longer than a last-minute warm up.
The federal government has created a Sport Integrity Commissioner to help athletes dealing with abuse. But for change to be meaningful, third-party investigators must be part of the process.
Better knowledge of the right training strategies is one reason more athletes are continuing to compete longer than they used to.
Sport organizations have repeatedly come under fire with frequent allegations of toxic culture. This leaves sport practitioners with the question, where do we start? Our answer: The coach.
Some high-profile athletes have gone public with their mental health struggles. But it’s rare we hear from coaches. That needs to change.
The first two weeks of preseason training are the toughest as players’ bodies acclimatize to running hard in the heat. An exercise scientist explains the risks.
Summer sports camps and pre-season training often have kids running hard in high heat and humidity. The combination can be deadly.
Often dismissed as ‘horseplay,’ sexual assaults perpetrated by boys athletes against their teammates persist in high school sports, a researcher observes.
Moving towards an athlete-centred approach to sport is one step in the right direction
Sport policy and practices to support pregnant athletes impacts athletes across all levels of sport. We have an opportunity to change the future for athletes.
Some reports suggest around 24% of Olympians and Paralympians suffer with poor mental health after the Games.
As the Los Angeles Rams prepare to take on the Cincinnati Bengals, The Conversation takes a critical look at some of the biggest news stories from the past NFL season.
Accepting and embracing stress may just help us improve our mental health.
A strong sport system allows for coordinated policy implementation, evaluation and outcomes related to health, citizenship and community development that are accessible and realized for all Canadians.