News tagged with sports science

NBC and NSF launch 'Science of NHL Hockey'

NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, and the NBC Sports Group recently teamed up with the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Science Foundation (NSF) to release "Science of NHL Hockey"--an informative ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Sports stars are no role models, say scientists

The loutish and drunken behaviour of some of our sporting heroes - routinely reported in the media - has little or no effect on the drinking habits of young people, new research has found.

Apr 21, 2010
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Curling Science

Since becoming an official Winter Olympic sport in 1996, the sport of curling has draws a surprisingly large TV audience for an event that features slick-shoed competitors sweeping brooms in front of stones ...

Feb 11, 2010
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Wii Fit a promising tool for all ages

While some emerging technologies can create environments that require very little physical effort, one Kansas State University researcher thinks games like Nintendo's Wii Fit can help promote physical rather than sedentary ...

Jan 06, 2009
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