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.
All event organizers should be prepared for emergencies and have a communication plan.
Many athletes have been seen strapping cuffs around their muscles during workouts – but does it have any affect on their performance?
Some Olympic athletes have thrived in the year-long delay leading up to the Tokyo Games, using the extra time off to improve their performance and shatter national records.
The future of wearable technology holds limitless potential for elite athletes to optimize and enhance their athletic performance.
The successes of the NBA’s #WholeNewGame provide important lessons for performing artists about audience investment and hybrid digital-live events.
Those with the condition could take several weeks, months, or even years to properly recover.
It probably sounds bad or uncomfortable to you. But stiffness is part of what gives elite athletes the spring in their muscles.
Preparation. Focus. Positivity. Think like an athlete to win a Christmas medal.
The old saying ‘the early bird catches the worm’ might be especially fitting when it comes to peak mental and physical performance.
The US went crazy for Seabiscuit when he won his famous 1938 match race against War Admiral. Now researchers are investigating the thoroughbred’s DNA to see what made him such an unlikely success.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you’ve the right genes.
What harm could a simple Tweet possibly have on the performance of an Olympian? More than you might think. Social media can be a distraction that impacts the performance of some athletes.
Why can an athlete dominate their sport, but fail to perform when it counts most at the Olympic Games? A number of factors the viewing audience can’t see can explain poor performances.
Failure is something all athletes need to deal with, especially when competing on the world stage that is the Olympics. Learning self-compassion can help athletes rebound from setbacks.
Jamaican Usain Bolt is often hailed as the greatest athlete of all time. But when you crunch the numbers, his name doesn’t come top of the list.
Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
What does it take to keep a bicycle upright and moving, without crashing?
Parents want to simultaneously support and push their kids. But when it comes to sports, this mentality can backfire in subtle ways.
When it comes to keeping an eye on all the action in sport a coach can only see so much. But machine learning can crunch all the data and look for improvements.