The Odd Couple: When College Admissions and Athletics Collide

From the looks of it, the beginning of a new academic year will be forever married to the start of the college football season. ...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

The Impact of Athletics on Academics

The obesity epidemic has generated notable interest, as reflected in the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative, which focuses on providing information so “...families, schools...

Athletic Trainers are Professionals Too

Although athletic training has been around since the 1960s, many people still do not know anything about the profession.  However, in recent years, the...

Is it So Hot Outside that the Kids Have to Stay Indoors?

Exercising in hot weather used to be considered more dangerous for kids than adults.  Doctors felt that children’s bodies could not heat stress as...

Is it Possible to Eat One’s Way to Good Health?

Americans are constantly confronted with information about poor diet and exercise habits.  As a group, U.S. residents eat more and exercise less than almost...

The History of the Interval and World Records in the Modern Era

A review of the evolution of the interval training systems as  it relates to world record breaking peak performances, especially middle distance running, may...

Perplexity in the Capitalism Era – The Revelation of the “Stoppage”

Foreword: We are trying to find out the reasons why this situation happened and what the solutions are for this case. While we try...

Olympic Boxing Must Remain Amateur Despite Moves to Turn it Professional

Frank Warren, one of Britain's most successful professional boxing promoters, has claimed that the sport at the Olympic must remain amateur despite plans from...

IOC Working for Gender Equity in the Olympic Movement

The first Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896 were not open to women. Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the International Olympic...

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