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A short conversation with circadian rhythms researcher Ravi Allada

Chris Gorski, Editor

Drivers’ bodies overheat, their hearts race, and they face extreme G-forces.

Chris Gorski, Editor

How well future pros sprint, jump and lift weights at the NFL Scouting Combine may tell us only a little bit about their career success.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Performing artists sometimes need the same injury prevention and treatment as athletes.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Research suggests most North American college and professional hockey players don't specialize as youngsters.

Brian Owens, Contributor

New research suggests that despite being tired, athletes can still sprint at top speed near the end of a long match.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Trainers have used Lasix for decades to reduce bleeding and improve performance in North American racehorses.

Kimberly Hickok, Contributor

Changes in attitudes toward sleep in elite athletes are enhancing their performance.

Chris Gorski, Editor

An attempt to run the fastest ever backward marathon highlights how wrong-way locomotion could assist in rehabilitation and athletic training.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

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