The US National Women’s Soccer League was recently rocked by revelations of sexual abuse. But research shows that physical and verbal abuse is also disturbingly common in organized sports.
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.
Often dismissed as ‘horseplay,’ sexual assaults perpetrated by boys athletes against their teammates persist in high school sports, a researcher observes.
A new book explores physical culture in a social and historical context, focusing on colonial settings.
Governments spend millions to try to get kids moving but these interventions may be short-lived, or only benefit a group of kids. Our program is cost-effective and can work long term.
Nine in ten parents agree school uniforms should support their kids to be active. That’s only one reason schools should let kids wear sports uniforms. They’re also cheaper and kids prefer them.
Since there is no typical transgender athlete, broad rules don’t seem appropriate. But that’s exactly what legislation seeks to do.
New legislative proposals want to allow ‘sex testing’ of girl athletes through genital exams and genetic and hormone testing.
Our experts offer safer ways to bring back amateur sports.