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The psychology behind athletic success

The pressure on World Series hitters is immense. It might not have looked that way in game one as hitters battered each team's ace pitcher, especially the previously untouchable Texas Rangers pitcher Cliff Lee. But if game ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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E-shirt improves physical exercise

Whether you are a professional athlete or just enjoy physical exercise, instant data on your performance can improve your training. With help from ESA, a Spanish firm has developed a smart ‘e-shirt’ to measure and transmit ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Engineering
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ATHLETE rover steps up to long desert trek

( -- The ATHLETE rover, currently under development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., is in the Arizona desert this month to participate in NASA's Research and Technology Studies, also known ...

dateSep 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Kids with sports concussions need time out

Between 1997-2007, the number of emergency room visits for concussions doubled in children ages 8-13 who play organized sports. Part of the reason is greater awareness, according to Mark E. Halstead, MD, assistant professor ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Health
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