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Jan 31, 2016 11:28 AM ET // AFP
Diagnosing concussions from sports remains tricky, but a number of tech companies are trying to take the guesswork out of it. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Doctors are racing to find out why some people are more at risk from chronic brain injury suffered by football players.
Dec 18, 2015 11:18 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Static stretching might help sports performance after all, but only when done after a good warm-up and for less than a minute for each muscle group.
Dec 14, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The so-called curse of the rainbow jersey won't sound scary to most people, but to professional cyclists it can ruin a season... or worse.
Nov 16, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
DNA testing facilities promise parents a peek into their child's potential futures. Too good to be true? Probably.
Nov 10, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Each player goes out on the field with a job to do, but not every position carries the same health risks, finds a new study. Continue reading →
Nov 2, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Pro soccer players in the U.K. have poor dental hygiene -- and it affects how they play. Continue reading →
Oct 26, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Football can be a dangerous sport, but there are ways of improving player safety without sacrificing what makes the game fun.
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