News tagged with soccer

Robot soccer heroes (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of New South Wales's action androids have made it to the grand final of the world's biggest robot soccer competition - only to be knocked out by a team from Germany.

Jun 25, 2010
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Using science to identify true soccer stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- As a young boy growing up in Portugal, Luis Amaral loved playing, watching and talking soccer. Amaral and his friends passionately debated about which players were "the best." But, it was ...

Jun 16, 2010
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Professor predicts Brazil will win World Cup

(PhysOrg.com) -- Government professor Christopher Anderson, a former semi-pro soccer player, has launched a statistically based soccer blog. He predicts Brazil will take the cup in South Africa this summer.

Jun 09, 2010
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Soccer reduces risk of falls and bone fractures

The observed improvements in bone mineral density, strength and postural balance due to recreational soccer are of particularly interest for a large group of women but also for elderly men, says project leader Associate Professor ...

Mar 03, 2010
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