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Brain Slow to Judge Fast-Moving Objects Head-On

...on its assumption that the world moves slowly, so a driver believes the car is moving slower than it really is. "Although it is not surprising that sportsmen who practice a lot build up a better statistical picture in their minds about where a ball might go, it is surprising that what should be a vital surv...

Over one-third of former American football players had sexual relations with men, study says

...other men. In his study of homosexuality among sportsmen in the US, sociologist Dr Eric Anderson found that...cerning sexual activity with other men had allowed sportsmen to speak more openly about these sexual activities... He said the study was not biased by talking to sportsmen who were now cheerleaders, which is often seen as ...

Computer models help raise the bar for sporting achievement

...hat the final products they develop behave (e.g. bounce and spin) as required and, above all, with more consistency than ever before. This is vital if sportsmen and women are to optimise their skills, apply them with confidence and maximise their achievement. The capabilities of these ground-breaking comp...

Ice Bath by Sports Star Questioned

... but Paula Radcliffe, a British long distance runner, says that this is the secret of her success . Many Physiotherapists recommend the bath to sportsmen and women to prevent muscle soreness after exercise and to to speed up recovery. They claim that the icy cold helps shift lactic acid. The theory is t...

Sportsmen – Beware of Hepatitis

...made mandatory to professional// rugby players before they embark on a sporting tour. This would prevent the spreading of this dangerous disease among sportsmen and women. The virus is passed on through infected blood and also via other contaminated body fluids putting drug users and people having unprot...

Philippoussis' Knee Operation a Success

...e. The two-time Grand Slam finalist suffered the injury during a match this week at the Hopman Cup. Cross said the injury was common among elite sportsmen like such as cricket fast bowlers, netballers and rugby league players. He cited a rugby player who was back in action after six days following a simi...

All in the name of Fitness

...ercise that elite athletes undertake. "The bottom line is that moderate physical activity is good for you but exercise of the kind done by elite sportsmen and women can be detrimental to your health." Prof Whyte added, : "There is no doubt that moderate physical exercise can be beneficial and not do...

Soccer Fans Seek Comfort From Alcohol

...was the discovery that credit in one masculine domain often spills over to resist pressure to engage in other masculine behaviors. For instance, ‘good sportsmen said that they were able to resist pressure to drink or drink excessively,’ according to de Visser. ‘The flip side of this is that men who feel ...

Efficacy Of Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans In Warding Off Fatigue To Be Studied

...ent forms// of carbohydrate supplementation - including sports-formulated jelly beans - in overcoming fatigue. The researchers plan to use competitive sportsmen as subjects in the study and compare the carbohydrates efficacy with plain water. Around 16 competitive endurance cyclists and triathletes have alre...

Chocolate milk may Be Good For Athletes

... findings suggest that chocolate milk has an optimal ratio of carbohydrates to protein to help refuel tired muscles To maximise glycogen replacement, sportsmen use to take a serving of carbohydrates within 30 minutes after a long and vigorous workout. Common sports drinks such as Gatorade supply those ca...
Sportsmen in Medical Dictionary

Groin pain

... the groin and the inside of the thigh. ... Groin pain is defined as tendon enthesitis of adductor longus muscle and/or ... When active, sportsmen start to feel a dull pain in the groin region. ... Learn about the causes of Groin Pain and treatments for Groin Pain in the Symptoms ...
Sportsmen in Biological News

New research on structure of bones raises questions for treatment of osteoporosis

...iseases can be debilitating, often crippling, to older people a problem which will only intensify as our population ages. Among the young, especially sportsmen and women, bone and joint injuries prove the most intractable and are also the ones most likely to develop into afflictions (such as osteoarthritis) l...
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