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Psycho-Social Effects of Sports and Physical Fitness on the Well Being of Veterans

Military personnel face a unique set of daily challenges and are often placed in harm’s way in life or death situations. These highly charged...

Bad News About Doping Seen as Good News for Clean Athletes

So let's just look at this year's world rankings for the 100 meters. Top, with 9.75 seconds, Tyson Gay. Who has just admitted failing a...

Vizer Gives Japan Deadline to Finalize Report on Judo Abuse Scandal

Marius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), has given Japan until October 15 to produce a report into the abuse scandal which...

Brain Study May Provide More Clues to Head Injuries in Football

The recent focus on brain injuries among athletes in football and other violent contact sports has mostly been on the development and use of...

The AMA Says Obesity is a Disease; Now We Need to Inform Them How...

My first reaction to hearing that the American Medical Association (AMA) had voted to classify obesity as a disease last month was a positive...

Justice Department Joins Suit Against Armstrong

 The U.S. Justice Department has joined a federal whistle-blower lawsuit claiming that Lance Armstrong, his former team manager and the company that owned his...

Coaching Young People is a Calling

Like many adults, I started coaching youth sports when my two sons were old enough to play on teams.  My sons, fraternal twins, began...

The Best Running Apps to Radically Improve Your Running Game

Let’s be honest: running can be boring, grueling, and straight-up difficult for beginners and seasoned runners alike. Sometimes you need some help, and that’s...

Fitbits now mandatory for students at this Oklahoma university

They take exercise seriously at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. All students are required to meet strict fitness goals. And they are graded on how they do. For...

Mike Rowbottom: Zika virus means Rio 2016 is like Delhi 2010 revisited for prospective...

There is a pattern to bad publicity before major sporting events. A year or so out the previously optimistic tone will dip amid stories...

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