Swearing can raise our pain threshold.
Young players train with Cameroon star striker Vincent Aboubakar who plays for Saudi Professional League club Al Nassr.
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Aware of the high chance of failure, young African talents show remarkable creativity and resilience as they dream of being the next Sadio Mané.
It may not be better than other methods for building muscle.
Although ‘training to failure’ may be popular among people who regularly lift weights, it might not be as beneficial as some claim.
Our spines are designed to move.
If the pandemic made your back feel more sore than usual, moving more everyday may be important to help improve it.
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The racist abuse of England’s black players was predictable and easily monitored.
Children need a chance to rest and recharge this year more than ever.
Summer programmes should focus on physical activity, socialising, and being creative – not school work.
Here the goalie’s view is obstructed by the wall of his teammates but also attacking player from the other team,
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While a line of defensive players complicates a free kicker’s task to shoot on target, new research suggests it could also impede the goalie.
Irish immigrants, 1874 in Harper’s Weekly.
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Many unwed Irish mothers-to-be travelled to America in the 19th century hoping for a new start
Trevor, Tamsyn and Tracey: struggling to survive on Universal Credit.
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Defensive responses on Twitter from the Department of Work and Pensions to the Channel 4 series Skint Britain appear tone-deaf.
Simply smiling or frowning could change your running for the better (or worse).
Victims of violence by U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti say that the agency has neither investigated nor offered recompense for deaths and injuries that occurred during anti-gang raids.
On the eve of its departure from Haiti after a 13-year stabilization effort, the UN faces accusations that its troops used excessive force to fight gangs, killing innocent bystanders.
New research on sprint interval exercise and cardiovascular fitness suggests doing less exercise may actually be better for us.
Uhuru Kenyatta, then Kenya’s Finance Minister (rear) appears at the International Criminal Court in 2011. Kenyatta, now President and off the hook, is weighing his country’s options.
It is a question of when, not whether, Kenya will pull out of the ICC. But it is also clear that there is some incentive for Nairobi not to withdraw immediately
The health sector can learn from other industries that turn to operations research to fix everyday challenges.
March 22, 2016
Mark Mackay, Flinders University; Campbell Thompson, University of Adelaide; Don Campbell, Monash University; Geoff McDonnell, UNSW Sydney; Joachim Sturmberg, University of Newcastle; Leonid Churilov, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health; Malgorzata O'Reilly, University of Tasmania; Mark Fackrell, The University of Melbourne; Nigel Bean, University of Adelaide; Paul Harper, Cardiff University; Peter Taylor, The University of Melbourne; Robert Adams, University of Adelaide, and Terry Young, Brunel University London
Fixing the hospital system is not just a matter of more funding. Hospitals need to work smarter, not harder.
Come on Arlene.
She defected from the UUP to the DUP, and now Arlene Foster will be the first woman to run Northern Ireland. Here’s where she stands on the big issues.
Short, intense exercise promotes good health and short, intense stares.
Newspaper headlines may suggest regular short walks can help you live longer but the reality is more complex.
Applied behaviour analysis can empower people with autism to make socially significant changes in their lives.
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Misinformation means applied behaviour analysis is not getting the attention it deserves from medical and political authorities.
Estela de Carlotto’s victory for human rights.
For 36 years, Estela Barnes de Carlotto, one of Argentina’s leading human rights campaigners, has searched tirelessly for her missing grandson. On August 5, she announced that he had finally been found…
A strike on the UN school in Jabalia killed at least 17 people.
The shelling of Jabalia Elementary Girls’ School in Gaza on July 30 by Israeli forces was a shocking example of modern military action. The shelling was the sixth time a United Nations school has been…
Harder times ahead for Pfizer as Viagra patents end.
Those for whom Viagra is indispensable might be a little surprised that the ubiquitous blue, diamond-shaped pill was a chance discovery by a group of research pharmaceutical chemists at Pfizer’s research…