Social Sciences and Psychology - Sport
New research led by Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Rochester Medical Center indicates that concussions aren't the sole cause of damage to the brain in contact sports. A study of college football players found that typical hits sustained from playing just one season cause structural changes to the brain.
The neurotransmitter brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) acts in the muscle, so that during strength training endurance muscle fiber number is decreased.
Professional football players need to keep a cool head during a match, but some are better at this than others. Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be immune to pressure, while Neymar's performance crumbles under it.
Our researchers partnered with No Lights, No Lycra to explore who regularly attends their nationwide free-form dance events held in the dark, including their motivations and self-reported health benefits.
Results of the largest study to date of the pathology of dementia in former footballers and rugby players have been revealed.
Joint successes in the past increase the chances of winning. This has now been statistically proven in a variety of different team sports.
Associate professor in antidoping sciences UNIL - Faculté des SSP, 1015
Teaching Associate in Sports and Exercise Science University of Lancaster
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics University of Illinois at Springfield
Assistant Coach Men’s Basketball - Athletics University of Illinois at Chicago
UniversitätsassistentIn-Postdoc Universität Innsbruck
Head Coach, Softball University of Maryland
Finance and Business Development Manager University of Oxford
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Physical Education University of Bath
Sports Assistant University of York
Director, Athletics University of Illinois at Chicago
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Associate professor in antidoping sciences
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Teaching Associate in Sports and Exercise Science
- Sport - 17.8
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
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Assistant Coach Men’s Basketball - Athletics
- Sport - 9.8
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Head Coach, Softball
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Finance and Business Development Manager
- Sport - 7.8
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Physical Education