McMaster researchers have found one more reason to exercise: working out triggers influential stem cells to become bone instead of fat, improving overall health by boosting the body's capacity to make blood.
GPS navigator, recipe finder, camera, music player: the phones that most of us use today go well beyond voice-to-voice communication.
(PhysOrg.com) -- As the wildly popular National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament tips off this week, University of Georgia professor Billy Hawkins says fans should consider several numbers that tell a ...
College coaches who emphasize their players' academic abilities may be the best defense against the effects of "dumb jock" stereotypes, a Michigan State University study suggests.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Alcohol advertisements, including those aired during sporting events, can be misleading with their taglines promoting responsible drinking, says a Purdue University professor.
A Midwest utility company learned firsthand that it pays to keep healthy employees fit, reaping a net savings of $4.8 million in employee health and lost work time costs over nine years.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Purdue University professor encourages parents, teachers and coaches to engage young girls in athletics because it's not likely they are going to find inspiration on the nightly news.
A new app based on technology designed at Simon Fraser University is helping runners to more effectively – and enjoyably – reach and maintain their pace or heart rate goals.
The final frontier may be no further than Manhattan, Kan., as a team of Kansas State University researchers launches a project funded by a $1.2 million grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Despite attempts to support the inclusion of greater numbers of women on the international sporting scene, few women hold leadership roles in the international and U.S. Olympic and Paralympic organizations.