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Released: 23-May-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Volleyball player takes on his toughest opponent: a very rare form of cancer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In 2022, collegiate volleyball player Sina Sinbari's back pain led to a rare cancer diagnosis. He sought treatment at UCLA Health, balancing rigorous chemo and radiation with volleyball training. Despite setbacks, including the loss of a young friend, he returned to school in 2024, embracing gratitude and resilience.

Newswise: Pickleball Courts in a Legal Pickle #ASA186
9-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Pickleball Courts in a Legal Pickle #ASA186
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

As communities are flooded with pickleball courts to satiate the hunger for the snack-named game, HOAs and city councils face litigation by those whose lives are disrupted by pickleball’s din. The sport is uniquely noisy due to the hard paddles and balls, and the popping sound the game produces is sharp and persistent. Charles Leahy used his legal expertise and mechanical engineering experience to investigate how communities respond to the pickleball problem. Leahy will present his findings and recommendations for limiting pickleball noise at the 186th ASA Meeting.

Newswise: To Sound like a Hockey Player, Speak like a Canadian #ASA186
9-May-2024 8:05 AM EDT
To Sound like a Hockey Player, Speak like a Canadian #ASA186
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

Hockey players are famous for their distinctive jargon, but while researching this phenomenon, linguist and hockey player Andrew Bray realized another interesting pattern in hockey speech: American hockey players adopted aspects of Canadian English pronunciations.

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Released: 6-May-2024 3:05 PM EDT
How sports analytics is changing the game
Arizona State University (ASU)

With expertise in basketball and football analytics, as well as sports revenue generation and economic impacts of events, Daniel McIntosh has assisted with economic impact studies and shares how sports analytics has changed the NBA.

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Released: 2-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT
The science of sled hockey: Team USA partners with CU Boulder physiologists
University of Colorado Boulder

Members of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team are working with CU researchers on a project that could ultimately improve performance and reduce injury for hockey players with lower-limb amputations or impairments.

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Released: 1-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Episode 206 – How Equitable is the World of Sports?
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this episode of the Business and Society podcast, Chris Rider, Thomas C. Kinnear Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, and Stefan Szymanski, professor of sport management, discuss their research and thoughts on recent trends in the sports industry. Rider and Szymanski study sports from a diversity, equity, and inclusion perspective.

Released: 29-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Pickleball, Anyone? Avoid Injuries While Enjoying This Popular Sport
American Chiropractic Association

As in sports, when it comes to injuries a good offense is just as important as defense. the American Chiropractic Association offers a few tips to help keep pickleball players on the court and out of their doctor’s office.

Newswise: Women kicking goals on the field but still tackling entrenched sexism
Released: 17-Apr-2024 12:05 AM EDT
Women kicking goals on the field but still tackling entrenched sexism
University of South Australia

New research shows that despite Matildas soccer mania gripping the nation during the 2023 World Cup, women footballers in general face an uphill battle gaining widespread acceptance in Australia and overcoming entrenched sexism.

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Released: 7-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
The Vandal Theory Podcast - Season 7, Episode 1: International Sports Intertwine With Politics
University of Idaho

Meet Bill Smith, a clinical professor and director of the Martin Institute at University of Idaho. When athletes playing at the international level walk onto pitches, courts and fields, the politics of their countries tag along.

   
Newswise: Double Trouble: The Risks of Mixing Alcohol and Sports Wagering
Released: 2-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Double Trouble: The Risks of Mixing Alcohol and Sports Wagering
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV study finds binge drinking is disproportionately more common among sports bettors than non-gamblers or those who don't wager on sports.

Released: 2-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Scientific Paper of the Year Awards Announced by ACSM
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) announced the 2023 Paper of the Year for each of its six highly acclaimed journals. The annual awards recognize the demonstrated scientific and scholarly significance and impact of an article published during the previous year.

Released: 29-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
What Ohtani scandal means for his career, fans and team: U-M experts can comment
University of Michigan

University of Michigan experts are available to discuss the scandal involving Los Angeles Dodgers player Shohai Ohtani, the two-way sensation and two-time American League Most Valuable Player, and interpreter Ippei Mizuhara, who was fired for stealing $4.5 million from Ohtani's bank account to pay off gambling debts.

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Released: 19-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Expert Explains How Investment and Interest Have Created ‘Virtuous Cycle’ for Women’s March Madness
Virginia Tech

As March Madness tips off this week, the men’s NCAA Tournament is not the only game in town drawing big interest, ratings, and betting. Jadrian Wooten, a Virginia Tech collegiate associate professor in the Department of Economics, explains how investment and interest in women’s basketball has created a “virtuous cycle” spurring growth in one another to help close the gender equity gap.

Released: 13-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
A Decline in Sports Participation: Why More and More Adolescents Are Quitting
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Typically, the term burnout calls to mind someone who is putting in too many hours at work or is swamped with household chores. It isn’t necessarily something a parent expects in their adolescent. But it can happen.

Newswise: Chicago White Sox Team Physician Warns Baseball Parents of Overuse Injury Epidemic
Released: 11-Mar-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Chicago White Sox Team Physician Warns Baseball Parents of Overuse Injury Epidemic
Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH

Dr. Mark Cohen, hand, wrist and elbow surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH, and an official team physician for the Chicago White Sox, wants to warn parents about the epidemic he is seeing in his practice: youth baseball players experiencing overuse injuries in greater numbers.

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Released: 8-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EST
Study Reveals How Sports Programmes for Young Children Can Combat Future Youth Violence
Loughborough University

A study conducted by Loughborough University has examined how sporting interventions aimed at young children can reduce youth crime and violence in London.

   
Newswise: James Voos, MD, Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at University Hospitals and Head Team Physician for the Cleveland Browns, Elected NFL Physicians Society President
Released: 4-Mar-2024 9:00 AM EST
James Voos, MD, Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at University Hospitals and Head Team Physician for the Cleveland Browns, Elected NFL Physicians Society President
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

James Voos, MD, Head Team Physician for the Cleveland Browns and the Jack & Mary Herrick Distinguished Chair of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at University Hospitals (UH), was unanimously elected President of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) at the group’s annual meeting Thursday.

Released: 29-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
University of West Florida Crowd Management Expert Writes Op-ed on Crowd Storming
University of West Florida

Court storming is a right of passage. So was paddling, wedgies, and other antics that we have decided as a society need to end. Maybe it is time to stop court/field storming. The following represent some insight from Professor Gil Fried of the University of West Florida (Professor and Interim Assistant Dean of the College of Business) who is often referred to as the Crowd Management Doctor.

Released: 29-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Parents, wealth, race drive girls’ chances to play sports
Ohio State University

The likelihood that a girl will participate in high school sports in the United States is driven not so much by individual choice, new research suggests. Instead, decisions made by parents, the wealth of one’s family and community, and racial dynamics matter.

Newswise: Podcast: Coaching, skill acquisition and virtual reality in sport
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Released: 28-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
Podcast: Coaching, skill acquisition and virtual reality in sport
Loughborough University

Dr Rob Gray (Associate Professor in Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University) talks about coaching in sport as well as skill acquisition in baseball and the future of virtual reality in sport

Newswise: No More Weighting
Released: 23-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
No More Weighting
University of Northern Colorado

Alumna and professional weightlifter pursues her second Olympic games

Newswise: Rutgers Women’s Basketball Partners with RWJBarnabas Health/Rutgers Cancer Institute and Kay Yow Cancer Fund to Establish the Rutgers Women’s Basketball Cancer Support Game Plan
Released: 19-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Rutgers Women’s Basketball Partners with RWJBarnabas Health/Rutgers Cancer Institute and Kay Yow Cancer Fund to Establish the Rutgers Women’s Basketball Cancer Support Game Plan
Rutgers Cancer Institute

The Scarlet Knights presented a $50,000 check from the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to establish the Rutgers Women’s Basketball Cancer Support Game Plan, which will provide funding assistance for underserved female cancer patients across the State of New Jersey.

Released: 16-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
New study analyzes link between digit ratio and oxygen consumption in footballers
Swansea University

The efficiency of oxygen supply to tissues is a factor in the severity of important diseases such as Covid-19 and heart conditions.

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Released: 15-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Podcast: NFL, the Super Bowl and the future of American football in the UK
Loughborough University

Jo Maher (Pro Vice-chancellor for Sport), Lamonte Winston (Head of NFL Academy at Loughborough) and Steve Hagan (Head Coach at the NFL Academy at Loughborough) talk about the NFL Academy, Super Bowl and the future of American football in the UK.

Newswise: Mount Sinai Named Official Medical Service Provider for International Sumo League
Released: 15-Feb-2024 7:00 AM EST
Mount Sinai Named Official Medical Service Provider for International Sumo League
Mount Sinai Health System

Physicians from the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance will play a key role in preparing athletes for tournaments

Newswise: ETRI Unveils AI Analysis Service Platform at International E-sports Tournament
Released: 14-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
ETRI Unveils AI Analysis Service Platform at International E-sports Tournament
National Research Council of Science and Technology

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) has developed a technology that recognizes real-time game situations by analyzing play elements extracted from game videos and automatically generates highlights by identifying key play events in the game.

Released: 12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Younger Age of Primary ACL Injury, Decreased Time to Return to Sport Significantly Increases Risk of Secondary ACL Injury in Adolescent Athletes
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

In adolescent athletes who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), the younger the athlete at the time of primary ACLR and an earlier return to sport (RTS) were significantly associated with an increased rate of secondary ACL injuries, according to new study presented at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Released: 12-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
New Study Identifies Increased Fracture Risk for Older Pickleball Players
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Pickleball has become one of the fastest-growing sports in America, and with its increased popularity, the number of associated injuries has also risen.

Released: 12-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Sports Injuries in 65 and Older Significantly Increased Since 2012, Projected to Grow by 123% by 2040
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

According to new data presented at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), sports injuries in seniors have increased significantly from 55,684 in 2012 to 93,221 in 2021 in the United States with significant differences in the types of activities and injuries.

8-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST
Study Finds Adolescents with Concussion May Benefit from More Activity Earlier
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that when it comes to concussion recovery, activity type matters.

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Released: 11-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
Monkey see, monkey do: how sideline sports behaviours affect kids
University of South Australia

For children’s sports, there’s no doubt that parents are essential – they’re the free ferry service, the half-time orange supplier, and the local cheer squad. But when it comes to sideline behaviour, some parents can behave badly, and when this happens it’s often a case of ‘monkey see, monkey do’.

Released: 9-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
MSU explores how intersection of arts and sports shapes history, creates community
Michigan State University

Michigan State University is exploring the intersection of arts and sports — and how they both serve as a social commentary.

Newswise: 'He was where he was supposed to be' — A series of fortunate events saves UK patient's life
Released: 8-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
'He was where he was supposed to be' — A series of fortunate events saves UK patient's life
University of Kentucky

Weekends in the fall are chaotic in the Zuber household. Dan Zuber coaches basketball at Woodford Middle School in Versailles. His wife Wendy, a former volleyball coach, runs a volleyball clinic in Franklin County.

Newswise: Super Bowl experts: The big game, Taylor Swift's impact, a new era of ads, healthy eats, and more
Released: 5-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Super Bowl experts: The big game, Taylor Swift's impact, a new era of ads, healthy eats, and more
Virginia Tech

For most people, the Super Bowl isn’t just about the game. For many, the food, commercials, and entertainment take center stage. Ahead of the big game, Virginia Tech experts can speak on a variety of topics, including Taylor Swift's impact on the NFL and gender bias, a new era of marketing, gambling, healthy snacks, and more.



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