The U.S. Department of Education says schools must do more to ensure disabled students are participating in sports.
A recent study finds that the performance-enhancing claims of dozens of fitness products don’t hold up to scientific scrutiny
Teens who play at least three team sports are least likely to be overweight or obese, a new study finds. Makes sense, but does the required time commitment come at the expense of parental sanity?
If you ask college men, they’ll say that it’s more unethical to use steroids to boost athletic performance than it is to take prescription stimulants to get better grades, according to new survey of Penn State freshmen.
It’s that time of year again. March Madness is around the corner and athletes — and inspired fans — are aiming to improve their performance on the court. It turns out, the secret to game-time success may lie in players’ imaginations.
If the empties are any indication, teens are drinking a lot of sports and energy drinks. Recycling bins at schools and other places adolescents hang out are overflowing with the evidence and, indeed, trade groups representing …
It’s the battle of his life, and any day now, it may be over.
From aerodynamic track shoes to the sleekest Speedos, having the right gear for the game is essential for athletes. For women, it starts with a good sports bra.
My first reaction when I saw a recent New York Times story about really little kids taking to the playing field was: “That’s my daughter!” Not exactly, of course; same uniform, different child.
Team sports are great for kids from a variety of physical and social perspectives, but new research shows the cardio kick they get from such activities is nowhere near what it needs to be.
Team sports ain’t what they used to be. Parents jeer, coaches demand and kids — understandably — are under a lot of pressure to perform.
An article in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated examining the latest science on genetic influence over athletic ability suggests that the world’s elite athletes aren’t necessary equipped higher proportions of superpowered genes. In fact, David Epstein writes that when it comes to genes that research has linked to athletic