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Careers/Employment - Sport Sciences
17.08.2017
Demo day showcases serious innovation in
Demo day showcases serious innovation in "playful" tech
As "playful" technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) become increasingly prevalent in the gaming world - and the real world - MIT continues to find ways to support innovation and entrepreneurship in those areas.
Sport Sciences
10.08.2017
UQ athletes represent Australia at World Uni Games
UQ athletes represent Australia at World Uni Games
Eleven University of Queensland students - including four UQ Sports Achievement Scholarship recipients - will represent Australia's Uniroos at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan.
Sport Sciences
09.08.2017
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
VR cricket game uses motion capture technology for full immersive experience
With the cricket season in full swing, now cricket fans can try out their batting skills in the comfort of their own homes in a virtual reality game, developed by Stickee Studios in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bath.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
08.08.2017
Playing with your brain
Human-computer interactions, such as playing video games, can have a negative impact on the brain, says a new Canadian study published in Molecular Psychiatry . For over 10 years, scientists have told us that action video game players exhibit better visual attention, motor control abilities and short-term memory.
Sport Sciences - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
16.07.2017
Pushing the limits of athletic performance
Pushing the limits of athletic performance
The panic in the pit of your stomach as you fly over your handle bars is all too familiar to any mountain biker.
Sport Sciences - Media
14.07.2017
Women have to 'prove they are sports fans'
Women have to ’prove they are sports fans’
Female sports fans struggle to be taken seriously and feel they are regarded as being less committed than male fans, according to research by Dr Stacey Pope , who answers some questions about her findings below.
Earth Sciences - Sport Sciences
14.07.2017
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
12.07.2017
Detecting long-term concussion in athletes
Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually have a new tool at their disposal: a diagnostic signature that uses artificial intelligence to detect brain trauma years after it has occurred.  While the short-term effects of head trauma can be devastating, the long-term effects can be equally hard for patients.
Careers/Employment - Sport Sciences
29.06.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
22.06.2017
Inspirational Stanford athlete Tyrone McGraw dies at 29
T YRONE McGRAW made me see the world differently. While working on a feature story on McGraw, a two-sport athlete in track and football at Stanford, I described him as a rare success story out of San Francisco's tough Bayview-Hunters Point.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
20.06.2017
Board game helps Mexican coffee farmers grasp complex ecological interactions
Board game helps Mexican coffee farmers grasp complex ecological interactions
ANN ARBOR'A chess-like board game developed by University of Michigan researchers helps small-scale Mexican coffee farmers better understand the complex interactions between the insects and fungi that live on their plants'and how some of those creatures can help provide natural pest control.
Sport Sciences - Life Sciences
20.06.2017
Unlock molecular secrets with mobile game BioBlox2D
BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science - how molecules fit together.
Sport Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
16.06.2017
A video game demonstrates how energy choices affect our carbon footpr
‘Mission Possible' combines scientific rigor and good fun to help us understand the carbon impact of our personal energy choices.
Sport Sciences
15.06.2017
Let’s get everyone home safely - reflections on violence in Washington
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Sport Sciences
15.06.2017
Let’s get everyone home safely â?- reflections on violence in Washington
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Sport Sciences
14.06.2017
Golden State Warriors a case study in 'greater good'
Golden State Warriors a case study in ’greater good’
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Sport Sciences
05.06.2017
Games linked to academic achievement
Games linked to academic achievement
Playing video games could help young people develop the communications and mental adaptability skills required to succeed at university.‌ A trial, by the University of Glasgow, to assess the effects of playing video games on young people concludes gaming can help young people develop the desired higher education skills sometimes referred to as ‘graduate attributes'.
Business/Economics - Sport Sciences
01.06.2017
Two all-stars reveal secrets of success in business and basketball
Two all-stars reveal secrets of success in business and basketball
Lakers legend Bryon Scott and business leader Charlie Norris share leadership insights with UCLA neurosurgeons Elaine Schmidt If you want to grow, be willing to fail.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
24.05.2017
Fitness trackers accurately measure heart rate but not calories burned
A Stanford inquiry into the accuracy of seven wristband activity monitors showed that six out of seven devices measured heart rate within 5 percent. None, however, measured energy expenditure well. Cardiology researcher Euan Ashley and his team conducted a study to determine how accurately seven types of fitness trackers measure heart rate and energy expenditure.
Sport Sciences
24.05.2017
David Hesslink: Taking his passion to the major leagues
David Hesslink: Taking his passion to the major leagues
Like many kids, senior David Hesslink collected baseball cards when he was younger. Among his most prized cards was that of pitcher Randy Johnson who, like Hesslink, is one of the rare players to swing right-handed but pitch left-handed.
Law/Forensics - Sport Sciences
17.05.2017
Research on cricket bat design is enshrined in law
Research on cricket bat design is enshrined in law
The Laws of Cricket have been improved thanks to a study carried out by researchers from Imperial College London.
Sport Sciences
15.05.2017
Women’s water polo wins sixth national title
scored the game winner with nine seconds left and No. 2 Stanford won the program's sixth NCAA championship with an 8-7 victory over No.
Social Sciences - Sport Sciences
11.05.2017
Better a ‘No’ Than No Answer at All
After experiencing social exclusion, a minimum of attention suffices to reduce individuals' negative emotions. Even rejection or unkind comments are better for well-being than being ignored by other people. This finding has important implications for the treatment of applicants during selection processes, report psychologists from the University of Basel and Purdue University in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Sport Sciences
10.05.2017
Rio gold medallist to represent Team UQ
Rio gold medallist to represent Team UQ
Olympic gold medallist and University of Queensland graduate Emilee Cherry is one of two Australian representatives named to represent Team UQ in the 2017 AON Uni 7s Series.
Sport Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
04.05.2017
Working their magic
Science fiction writer Sir Arthur Charles Clarke once said, ‘Any sufficiently complicated technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Sport Sciences - Life Sciences
03.05.2017
Caught on video: Lovers’ quarrel among cuttlefish turns violent
It sounds like Shakespearean drama: A male fights to protect his mate after a rival steals her away, using all his cunning and strength to win her back.
Life Sciences - Sport Sciences
28.04.2017
3D model of American football player's brain reconstructs moment of impact
3D model of American football player’s brain reconstructs moment of impact
Scientists have modelled what happens to the brain of an American footballer when he collides forcefully with another player. The study, conducted by researchers at Imperial College London, was carried out to understand in more detail the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Sport Sciences - History/Archeology
28.04.2017
Game Puts You in Berlin During 1943 Women’s Protest of Nazi Germany
It is Feb. 27, 1943, in Berlin. Anneliese Edelman returns home with some fish, a rare treat for dinner.
Business/Economics - Sport Sciences
26.04.2017
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Corbynism might not actually end - even if Labour loses the election
Professor Tim Bale and David Jeffery from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations write about Corbyn's leadership post-election, and whether a bad result for the party might not be so bad for 'Corbynism'.
Astronomy - Sport Sciences
25.04.2017
UChicago-led NASA balloon mission launches, with goal of breaking flight record
NASA's super-pressure balloon took flight at 10:50 a.m. local time April 25 (5:50 p.m. CST April 24) from Wanaka Airport in New Zealand.
Sport Sciences
19.04.2017
Gaming helps personalized therapy level up
Study participant (face obscured) interacts with computer game system during testing of game features for possible use in improving physical and mental therapy. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Using game features in non-game contexts, computers can learn to build personalized mentaland physical-therapy programs that enhance individual motivation, according to Penn State engineers.
Sport Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
12.04.2017
Dear Diary exhibition celebrates diaries and their digital descendants
Inigo Rooms, East Wing, Somerset House, 26 May - 7 July 2017 ‘Diaries are among our most precious items of heritage.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
07.04.2017
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
Over 3,000 athletes from across the country are at the University today and this weekend for the UK Team Trials of the 2017 Invictus Games, which take place this September in Toronto.
Sport Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
06.04.2017
Carnegie Mellon Artificial Intelligence Takes on Chinese Poker Players
A version of CMU's Libratus, which in January became the first AI agent to defeat top poker pros at Heads-Up, No-Limit Texas Hold'em, will compete in China April 6-10.
Astronomy - Sport Sciences
05.04.2017
NASA to launch telescope on super-pressure balloon in search for cosmic rays
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is preparing to use a super-pressure balloon to launch into near space a pioneering telescope designed to detect ultra-high-energy cosmic rays as they interact with the Earth's atmosphere.
Astronomy - Sport Sciences
05.04.2017
Nutrition leader and alumnus Sam Kass to speak April 22 during UChicago’s Earth Fest
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is preparing to use a super-pressure balloon to launch into near space a pioneering telescope designed to detect ultra-high-energy cosmic rays as they interact with the Earth's atmosphere.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Sport Sciences
28.03.2017
Parents who play 'Pokémon GO' with kids: ‘It wasn't really about the Pokémon'
Parents who play ’Pokémon GO’ with kids: ‘It wasn’t really about the Pokémon’
Parents who regularly play "Pokémon GO” with their children report a number of side benefits from playing the mobile device-based game, including increased exercise, more time spent outdoors and opportunities for family bonding, according to new University of Washington research.
Sport Sciences
20.03.2017
The new NEST unit is slowly taking shape
The new NEST unit is slowly taking shape
The building work on the new Solar Fitness & Wellness unit is making steady progress. From August onwards, users will be able to enthusiastically indulge their sporting passions and then afterwards no less enthusiastically relax and recover from their efforts.
Computer Science/Telecom - Sport Sciences
16.03.2017
Daniel Zuo: Creative approaches to connectivity
Daniel Zuo: Creative approaches to connectivity
Daniel Zuo came to MIT with a plan: He wanted to study algorithms and one day to become a research professor.
Sport Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
13.03.2017
Sharing the Secrets to "Creative Chaos"
By Julianne Mattera ETC students pictured from left are Jacob Rosenbloom, Brynn Gelerman, Jibran Khan and Prdnesh Patil during a recent improvisational class.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
07.03.2017
Barriers to exercise revealed
The biggest barriers to people taking up running as exercise have been revealed by a Cardiff University study of novice runners. They include people simply being too busy, safety fears over running alone - particularly among women - and concerns about running on busy roads. As alarm bells continue to be sounded about the nation's health, researchers and clinical experts from the University's School of Healthcare Sciences investigated what motivated people to run.
Computer Science/Telecom - Sport Sciences
01.03.2017
Game theory could improve cyberwarfare strategy
ANN ARBOR?Whether a nation should retaliate against a cyber attack is a complicated decision, and a new framework guided by game theory could help policymakers determine the best strategy.
Sport Sciences - Business/Economics
22.02.2017
What video gamers can teach us about customer engagement
ANN ARBOR?Customer engagement is one of those buzzwords that's often talked about, difficult to define and even harder to measure. But it's critical to figure out for makers of video games, who operate in a noisy, crowded and competitive industry. Researchers at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business obtained player data for a popular first-person shooter game and built a model that measured customer engagement based on game play.
Event - Sport Sciences
08.02.2017
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes
Digital relay baton enables remote crowd cheering of athletes
The loneliness of the long distance runner could soon be a thing of the past as new technology allows crowds to cheer on athletes from anywhere in the world.
Sport Sciences - Careers/Employment
03.02.2017
UQ to compete in historic women's sevens series
UQ to compete in historic women’s sevens series
The University of Queensland will play a central role in an exciting advent for female sport, following confirmation UQ will field a team in the inaugural national women's rugby sevens competition.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Sport Sciences
02.02.2017
L.A. Lakers, UCLA hospital staff embrace new partnership
L.A. Lakers, UCLA hospital staff embrace new partnership
To showcase a new long-term partnership between UCLA Health and the Los Angeles Lakers, the entire team showed up Monday, Jan.
Sport Sciences - Computer Science/Telecom
31.01.2017
Carnegie Mellon Artificial Intelligence Beats Top Poker Pros
Historic win at Rivers Casino is first against best human players Developer Tuomas Sandholm and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Bridges computer, on which the AI computed its strategy.
Sport Sciences
30.01.2017
Are Super Bowl Ads, Movie Trailers Really Worth the Cost?
Heinz College professor says they are By Scott Barsotti Image by Joseph Mallonee Advertisers are paying $5 million for a 30-second spot in this Sunday's Super Bowl, and Carnegie Mellon University Professor Michael D. Smith says it is a good investment.
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