Student Athletes and Their Reactions to Sustaining a Concussion

It is normal behavior for student-athletes to express frustration and anger when they are unable to compete due to a concussion. This behavior is...

Performance-Enhancing Drug Use More Prevalent than Type 1 Diabetes or HIV Infection

A new Scientific Statement issued recently by The Endocrine Society represents a comprehensive evaluation of available information on the prevalence and medical consequences of...

Russian Athletics Federation President Defends Country’s Doping Record

Russia should not be singled out unfairly as having a major doping problem despite several high-profile cases involving its top athletes, it was claimed...

Are We a Nation of Fat People?

Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants...

Pound and Sealy given top recognition in New Year’s Honours lists

Richard Pound and Austin Sealy, two of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s longest-serving members, have both been recognized in New Year's Honours lists. The...

Time for the NFL to Step Up

One of the major issues involving young people and athletes today is the use of marijuana and other recreational drugs. I have been involved...

Head Trauma News

The ongoing scrutiny of whether concussions are a football culture-induced, needlessly dangerous risk or injuries that are "just part of the game" continues.Some recent...

“Zero risk” from Zika virus unless you’re pregnant, says Brazilian President’s chief of staff

Jaques Wagner, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, says it must be explained to athletes and spectators coming to Brazil for the Rio...

Body Composition Devices Under Evaluation

Athletes are always looking for an edge when it comes to diet and training.  Technological advances over the past 25 years have led to...

Sexual Performance Enhancer is Herbal Remedy Pistorius Defense Team Claim Was in Bedroom

The drugs allegedly found at the home of Oscar Pistorius by South African police following the death of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day could...

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