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Thursday, February 2, 2017

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Newswise Science of the Super Bowl 02-Feb-2017


This special Newswise Theme Wire focuses on the Science of the Super Bowl. It is in conjunction of our special live event, The Science of the Super Bowl.

Who Is Responsible for the Health of NFL Players, Why, and What Can Be Done to Promote Player Health?

A groundbreaking report out of Harvard University explores who is responsible for the health of NFL players, why, and what ca be done to promote player health. The authors of the report are available for interviews.

– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Research Connects Overeating During National Events to Medical Problems

People who overeat during national holidays and national sporting events – like this weekend’s Super Bowl – are 10 times more likely to need emergency medical attention for food obstruction than any at other time of the year, according to a new...

– University of Florida

Professor's Football Research Emphasizes Lower Extremity Loading Patterns, Torque Production and Velocity-Based Resistance Training

– New Mexico State University (NMSU)

Professor's Research Demonstrates How Imagery Works to Improve Sport Performance

– New Mexico State University (NMSU)

Super Bowl 2017 "Big Game" Calorie Costs in Exercise

Director of the New York City Food Policy Center at HUNTER College Dr. Charles Platkin Shows Big Game Activities to Burn off Foods You Just Ate - Is it Splurge-worthy? Since a calorie doesn’t mean much to the average person, the idea is to use exe...

– Hunter College, NYC Food Policy Center at HUNTER College /

Super Bowl Champ Roland Williams Mentors Kids to Eat More Veggies on Meatless Monday

Super Bowl champion Roland aims to call attention to the needs of underserved youth and their families. He works with celeb chef Danny Boome, and teaching artist for Young Audiences of Rochester Michelle Cardulla. They partner to inspire kids to move...

– Monday Campaigns

Super Bowl Ad Expert: Don't Look for Super Commercials This Year, but There Will Be Highlights

University of Delaware marketing professor John Antil dug into the numbers and the advertisements planned for Super Bowl LI and says viewers who prefer the commercials to the game might be let down this year. Still, some spots will break new ground a...

Expert Available

– University of Delaware

Going Deep: Sport and Spirituality Course Opens Students to Human, Divine Ideas of Athletics

Creighton theologians ask students to examine Super Bowl as akin to religious festival.

– Creighton University

Science of the Super Bowl: WUSM Expert Who Treats Retired NFL Players Can Comment on Long-Term Effects of Concussions

– Washington University in St. Louis

Atlanta Falcons’ Team Chiropractor Available to Discuss Role of Chiropractic in Professional Football

– American Chiropractic Association

Virginia Tech Helmet and Concussion Researcher Can Comment on USA Football Plans to Make Youth Football Safer

– Virginia Tech

Johns Hopkins Medicine Orthopaedic Expert Available to Comment on Super Bowl & Football Injuries

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dr. Brian Cole Treats the Pros and Can Offer Medical Insights Into Super Bowl Injuries and Post-Injury Performance

– PS Medical Marketing

Four Tips to Help Communities and Churches Battle Human Trafficking: Baylor Expert

Baylor human trafficking expert Elizabeth Goatley, Ph.D., said large-scale national events like the Super Bowl draw attention to human trafficking, and it’s an appropriate time to make people aware of the epidemic, which victimizes hundreds of thou...

Expert Available

– Baylor University

Science of the Super Bowl LI Newswise Live Expert Panel Event

Thursday, February 2 at 2 pm ET, featuring a panel of experts that will scientifically analyze the various aspects of this major pop culture event.

– Newswise

Embargo expired on 27-Jan-2017 at 08:00 ET

Superbowl LI: Expert Weighs in on Super Marketing Spending

What does it take for brands to stand out in a sea of competing advertisers, and what should we expect to see this year? Look no further than Broad College of Business’ Dr. Ayalla A. Ruvio, professor of marketing and resident expert in applied cons...

– Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University

Embargo expired on 27-Jan-2017 at 07:00 ET

GW Experts for Super Bowl 51: Stadiums & Security, Athlete Injuries, Racial Disparities and Coaching

– George Washington University

Statistics of the Superbowl: NDSU Expert Available to Discuss Data Analysis Pertaining to Superbowl LI

– North Dakota State University

Need a Human Trafficking or Tourism Expert for Your Super Bowl Coverage? @Floridastate Has You Covered.

– Florida State University

Science of the Superbowl. Dr Chris Wagstaff Can Give Expert Comment on Performance Psychology in Sports

– University of Portsmouth

Science of the Superbowl: How Technology Is Used to Supplement the Referees Eyes and Ears.

– University of Portsmouth

Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Expert Available to Speak on Improving Sports Performance with Science, NFL Player Health Factors and the Super Bowl

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

ND Expert: The Super Bowl's Economic Impact

– University of Notre Dame

Head Injuries in Football Can Cause Unexpected Consequences Years Later

– Michigan Technological University

Sleep Apnea Can Influence Football Players' Performance, Concussion Recovery

– Michigan Technological University

How Does Noise During Games Affect Players and Fans?

– Michigan Technological University

Baylor Expert Available to Discuss Human Trafficking in Relation to Super Bowl Festivities

– Baylor University

Kellogg School Professors Available to Discuss Super Bowl Ads

– Northwestern University

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

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 evalua...

– University of Vermont





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