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Dustin McGowan of the Miami Marlins selected as 52nd Hutch Award Winner

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced Miami Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan has been named the 52nd annual Hutch Award winner. The award is given yearly to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of the legendary baseball player and manager Fred Hutchinson, for whom the cancer research center was named.

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Sports, Neurology, Soccer, Concussion, concussion awareness, concussion in sport, soccer heading

UC Researchers Hypothesize: Could Better Eye Training Help Reduce Concussion in Women’s Soccer?

In a photo analysis study of soccer headers, University of Cincinnati researchers noticed female soccer players had their eyes closed 90 percent of the time. As a first step toward determining if less visual awareness might expose players to a higher risk of injury, the study wanted to quantify whether female athletes closed their eyes more frequently than male counterparts.

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First Study to Measure Effectiveness of NFL PLAY 60 Program Shows Positive Results on Youth Fitness

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The National Football League (NFL) Foundation has invested heavily in its NFL PLAY 60 initiative to promote fitness and health among youth over the past decade. Its impact on childhood fitness and obesity levels, however, has lacked scientific evaluation – until now.

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Student, Professor Use Sports Analytics to Discover NCAA Ranking Patterns

Does conference size impact conference rankings in NCAA men’s basketball? According to research and analysis by one Cornell College student, it does.

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Physiology, Exercise, Aging, Older Adults, Physical Fitness, Cycling, Athletic Performance, VO2max

Fit after 100: Training Helps French Bicyclist Beat His Own World Record at 103

Adults over 100 years old can still increase their athletic performance and physical fitness with regular training, researchers have found. The case study of Robert Marchand, the now 105-year-old who recently broke the 100+ cycling record—again—is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

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The Nomadic Who? -- Broomball Documentary Features Clarkson University Alumnus

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David Zarneke plays broomball for the Nomadic Horde, a Washington, D.C., team that, improbably, took the Men's Class D Broomball Championship in 2012. The team's unlikely rise to the top is the subject of a documentary film, “The Nomadic Who?.

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Most Valuable Colleagues: What the NBA Can Teach US About Worker Productivity

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Some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research.

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Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act

Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Reintroduced, Passes House

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 302) by voice vote January 9, 2017. The next step for the bill, which was reintroduced by the U.S. House last week, will be its introduction to the 2017-18 U.S. Senate.

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Does Exercising Before Sports Practice Improve Skill Learning?

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Latest Research Highlights from ACSM

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Trustees Endow Basketball Coaching Position

Two Northwestern University trustees and their spouses have endowed the men’s basketball head coaching position.Trustee Tim Sullivan and his wife, Sue, and trustee and alumnus Jeff Ubben ’87 MBA and his wife, Laurie, have committed a total of $3 million to Northwestern Athletics and Recreation to establish the Sullivan-Ubben Head Men’s Basketball Coaching position.

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New Rule for MLB Pitchers Could Lead to Fatigue, Muscle Damage

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Smart Pitching: UAB Engineer Investigates Dead Arms and the Rise of the Teenage Tommy John Surgery

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Glenn Fleisig compiles biomechanical analysis from thousands of baseball players to find out what's behind the epidemic.

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Study: Running Actually Lowers Inflammation in Knee Joints

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New research from BYU exercise science professors finds that pro-inflammatory molecules actually go down in the knee joint after running.

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Is Your Favorite Ballplayer Hitting When It Matters, or Just Padding His Stats?

Computer scientists are adding to the ocean of baseball statistics with what appears to be the first analysis of hitters’ performance when their team is either just about guaranteed to win or hopelessly behind: the "meaningless game situation."

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Orthopaedic Surgery, Football Players

Wellington Hsu, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Can Discuss Rob Gronkowski's Back Surgery and the Possible Future Performance and Career Trajectory of the Professional Athlete.

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Ohio State Fans Generated Biggest “Fan Quakes” of the Season During the Michigan Game

Even before the opening kickoff of the Ohio State-Michigan football game, fans' celebrations had broken all previous records for seismic energy generated by the biggest plays of the 2016 season.

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Football, Geology, seismic activity, Education, Earth Science

Shaking the ’Shoe: Fan Celebrations at Ohio State Football Games Register on a Seismic Scale

The Ohio State University doesn’t just make big plays—it measures exactly how big those plays are, and uses the data to teach students valuable lessons in science.

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Indiana State Student Recognized for Efforts to Make Athletic Training Profession More Inclusive

Doctorate of Athletic Training student Emma Nye is researching LGBTQ issues within her profession and working to make the workplace and her campus more inclusive.

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University Of Louisville, University Of Kentucky, Collaborative Research

Red and Blue Collaborate for a Better Kentucky, Nation, World

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The University of Louisville and University of Kentucky are fierce competitors on the football field but come together to conduct collaborative research funded at almost $11 million this year.

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Swimming, Stroke, stroke efficiency, front crawl, drag coefficient, Fluid Dynamics, Wilem van de Water, Josje van Houwelingern, Dennis Wilemsenm, Wim Paul Breugem, Jerry Westerweel, Rene Delfos, Ernst Jan Grift, Eindhoven University of Technology, Delft University of Technology, J.M. Burgers Centre for Fluid Dynamics, DFD, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 69th D

Paddle or Rake to Improve Your Swimming Stroke?

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Note to elite swimmers: Are you looking for a competitive edge in the hydrodynamics of your front crawl?







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