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Creatine Works for Soccer Players, Too

Creatine is known for its benefits for weight lifting, but how does it affect performance on the soccer field?

3 Reasons Americans Should Love Soccer and 3 Reasons They Don't

Major League Soccer is becoming more popular in the United States, but it faces an uphill battle in winning over the hearts of Americans. Here's why.

Could Head Trauma Bring an End to Football?

Nothing can bring down the NFL. Nothing except a lack of players to fill the shoes of the current ones. Would you let your kid play football?

How to Improve Your Golf Game and End Lower Back Pain

If you’re excluding lower back muscles in the gym, you are putting yourself at a considerable disadvantage as an athlete.

Age, Endurance, and Explosive Power Improve Repeated Sprint Ability

A new study asks what athletic qualities can help sprint ability.

Contrast Training Benefits Youth Soccer Players

Youth athletes may benefit from adding a simple bodyweight program to their training, says a new study.

Football Linemen More Susceptible to Heat Illness

Between 1960 and 2009, 123 high school football players died from heat-related illness. A new study suggests the risks are highest for linemen.

Study Sheds Light on the Best Indicators of Fatigue in Baseball Pitchers

Knowing when an athlete has reached his or her limit is a key element of coaching. A new study examined the best ways to determine fatigue in baseball pitchers.

The Reliability of the NFL-225 Bench Press Test

New research confirmed the NFL-225 test is a reliable indicator of strength and endurance in football players.

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Is it Okay to Switch Citizenship Just for a Gold Medal?

People change citizenship all the time. But when it comes to the Olympics, is it okay for someone to leave their country for no other reason than to have a better chance at winning gold medals?

How to Strengthen the Abductors and Adductors for Hockey

I am going to teach you how to locate weaknesses that lead to overuse injuries. These issues can be addressed easily by training muscle groups responsible for maintaining hip stability.

Don't Be Shy: Grunting Improves Performance in Tennis Players

If you've ever watched a tennis match, you know the players make a lot of noise. A new study asks whether grunting is actually helpful, or just a waste of energy.

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