Without an audience, men run slower and women faster: the lack of spectators during the coronavirus pandemic appears to have had a noticeable effect on the performance of athletes
A fully-fit athlete stands a chance of performing well. Fitness is at times taken to mean being strong and energetic alone.
- Health & Wellness
Researchers at Edge Hill University have published the first study of its kind into the benefits of Rugby League Cares’s Offload programme.
Menstrual dysfunction is more prevalent in young Finnish athletes than it is among non-athletes of a similar age.
Researchers have carried out the first multi-centred, international, qualitative study exploring the athlete experience of sporting low-back pain.
Athletes increasingly relying on a coach over the course of a season may be a sign that they aren’t progressing in their development.
- Health & Wellness
From Lockdown to Playing Grounds: Psychological Strategies to Help Athletes Cope with the New Normal
The sense of confinement that has come from the quarantine period has had a debilitating impact on the psychological well-being of athletes.
Most of the time when we think about the factors that affect athletic performance, we usually think about how much time we spend practising.
Fans not only brought revenue but it was also the fans that had a significant psychological impact on the players and overall match experience.
In such an unprecedented time, some athletes might utilise the time to recuperate from their hectic competitive schedules.
New research suggests that ice baths aren’t helpful for repairing and building muscle over time.
The recent racial abuse from Twitter trolls, most recently those directed towards Manchester United Footballer Paul Pogba after missing a penalty.
Having a strong athletic identity often leads to a strong sense of self and sureness of who you are.
Anxiety is a concept that is widely discussed within sport psychology.
Mental illness does not discriminate and individuals from all walks of life are affected, including athletes.