Rumors began swirling about possible drug use, when 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen dropped around five seconds from her personal best time while winning a gold medal in the Olympic final of the 400-meter individual medley. Download article as PDF
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Most sport enthusiasts have at least heard of the 10,000 hours of deliberate practice needed to reach the expert level of athletic performance, although they may not appreciate what lies behind it. How athletes develop sport talent used to be […]
The obesity crisis, which we hear about on an almost daily basis, is challenging our country in ways not seen before. It’s feared that obesity-related health issues will bankrupt families and insurance companies, overwhelm or destroy our health care system, […]