Armstrong to Give “No-Holds Barred” Interview to Oprah Winfrey – But Critics Fear He...

Lance Armstrong will appear in "no-holds-barred" interview, to be broadcast on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), later this month, fueling growing speculation that the disgraced...

2012 Shape of the Nation Report Reveals State Loopholes Stalling Progress of Physical Education...

The 2012 Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Education in the USA, released November 13 by the National Association for Sport and...

Qatar’s National Sport Day to Feature Weight Losing Competition

Qatar's National Sport Day, due to take place later this month, will feature the launch of a new, countrywide weight losing competition designed to...

Testing Cardiovascular Fitness in Our Youth

Cardiovascular fitness is generally considered to be the most important component of health-related physical fitness. Other commonly used terms for cardiovascular fitness include cardiorespiratory...

Pediatric obesity targeted by CDC

(Editor’s Note. This article is based on a press release by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The story has appeared, among other places,...

A 20-Minute Bout of Yoga Stimulates Brain Function Immediately After

Researchers report that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improved participants' speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control,...

Pressure on for McQuaid and Verbruggen to Resign from UCI following Armstrong Serial Doping...

Pressure is growing on International Cycling Union (UCI) President Pat McQuaid and his predecessor Hein Verbruggen to resign in the wake of the Lance...

The 20 Worst Kids’ Foods

(Editor’s Note.  This article has appeared in several forums, including the blog The Stone Hearth) Authors David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding recently revealed the list...

Monosodium Glutamate or MSG: What’s the Big Deal?

Is MSG harmful to the human body?  What does it do for and to the human body?  To answer these questions one first must...

Evaluate Mental Toughness in Your Athletes

In the quest for athletic success, coaches have long-valued mental toughness. In fact, research found that 82 percent of wrestling coaches rated mental toughness...

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