Category Archives: Sports

Study: Division I college athletes outpace student peers in mental health

Competing at the highest level in college sports while managing a full class schedule and generally navigating a new life as an adult would seem fraught with an unusual amount…

Study to probe how concussion affects young athletes’ academic performance

This month, researchers from the University of Wisconsin—Madison School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Public Health are launching a pilot study aimed at teasing out the academic effects of concussions on younger athletes.

What happens when sports rules go awry?

The recent Wimbledon and Euro 2016 season prompted operational research scientists in Malaysia and Australia to look at what happens when the rules of sport are changed or when existing rules lead to unforeseen consequences.

Frenchman Breaks Guinness Hoverboard Flight Record

Watch Video: A fresh Guinness World Record for the longest hoverboard flight has been set by French jet ski champion Franky Zapata, inventor of the Flyboard Air, according to media reports.

Homemade Hoverbike Prototype in Action!

Homemade Prototype Hoverbike may not look exactly safe, but it seems to be working as intended. Watch video in action!

Study: Amateur Football Hits Linked to Later-life Difficulty

The more hits to the head an amateur football player takes, the greater the risk that he will be depressed, have difficulty making decisions or develop other forms of cognitive impairment as an adult, a preliminary study suggests.