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Visger Rules – Recommended Changes to NFL Rules

Knowledge comes from formal learning and research, along with first-hand experience. George Visger, who played defensive tackle for the University of Colorado in the...

The Real Value of Medical Scholarships

In The Wall Street Journal’s September 24, 2010 edition, Hannah Karp and Darren Everson offered an intriguing article titled Alabama’s Unhappy Castoffs. It dealt...

Serious Concerns over Alcoholic Beverages with Added Caffeine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned four firms that they are breaking the law by including caffeine in alcoholic beverages. read more...

New York City Marathon is Area’s Biggest One-Day Sports Event

There is no football game at the Meadowlands this Sunday, as both the New Jersey teams are on the road, with the Jets in...

You’re out! Softball’s Olympic Odyssey

Softball, an Olympic sport from 1996 to 2008, was dropped from the Summer Games of 2012 and 2016. The reason was never made clear,...

Are Students Unfairly Subsidizing Intercollegiate Athletic Programs?

Recently, there has been much discussion regarding the amount which colleges and universities are charging their students to assist in funding intercollegiate athletic programs....

USOC Inks Training Base Deal with University of East London

Inside the Games reports that the United States Olympic team recently secured training and preparation facilities in London for the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games. More than 1000 athletes will have access to training and medical services as well as accommodation in new facilities currently under construction by the University of East London. The new $32 million complex is due to open in 2011. Click here for more information.

Exercise Intensity, Heart Rate, and Perceived Exertion

Cardiovascular exercise is typically performed to improve and maintain cardiovascular health. Aside from endurance competitors (triathletes, cyclists, marathon runners, etc.), recreationally active men and...

When Should Athletes Specialize in a Single Sport?

An increasing number of young athletes are specializing in a single sport nowadays, leading to a general lack of foundational preparation and physical literacy....

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity

With childhood obesity on the rise, parents, schools—even whole communities—are getting behind the movement to help young people eat healthier. FDA nutrition expert Shirley Blakely,...

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