Science Of Sport

Researchers say Juan Manuel Fangio was better than any other F1 driver, living or dead. Here's why.
It all depends on the official's timing, scientists say.
The Coriolis effect, caused by the earth's rotation, explains why the ball bounced right after hitting a goal post upright.
A new study challenges the notion that collision injuries are the biggest threat for Major League Baseball catchers.
Listening to music during exercise could lead to a better workout, scientists say.
It turns out that long-distance runners mostly think about how miserable running is, according to new research.
"Such changes would likely result in improved functional mobility as one ages," Dr. Cedric Bryant, chief science officer
"You have to realize that there's a level of chance that comes into play even though we consider sports betting a skill-based
“We found that the way we framed an incentive -- as a potential gain or loss -- had a profound effect on participants’ behavior
How should we train to improve our running performance? By modeling running in the form of equations, and then solving them, we can now predict the optimal strategy to run a given distance in the shortest amount of time thanks to powerful mathematics.