A liquid nanofoam lining filled with tiny pores could help football helmets better stand up to impacts strong enough to cause concussions.
yesterday • ~5 min
Tags: nanotechnology sports health-and-medicine concussions
Three leather balls from a cemetery in China are the oldest known yet from Eurasia. They indicate warriors on horseback worked to keep fit.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: china archaeology horses sports society-and-culture burials
More companies are selling products that claim to keep you cool on hot days. But it turns out that common materials used in sports clothing may not always be the best.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: materials-science heat hot-weather athletics sports clothing basketball
The regular sounds of sports will be missing when they return after COVID-19 hiatuses. How will silence or artificial crowds change the game for viewers?
July 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sports science-and-technology society-and-culture sounds noise
Study participants with a history of repetitive head impacts and traumatic brain injury reported greater depression symptoms later than those who didn't.
June 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: depression cognition memory brains athletes sports featured health-and-medicine football injuries
Why safely reopening high school sports is going to be a lot harder than opening college and pro ball
Our experts offer safer ways to bring back amateur sports.
June 24, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic sars-cov-2 athletes sports college-athletics
Training data collected by fitness trackers may be useful to predict marathon performance
June 23, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: big-data marathon endurance-sports fitness-trackers
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