An attempt to run the fastest ever backward marathon highlights how wrong-way locomotion could assist in rehabilitation and athletic training.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
When it comes to reducing ankle injuries, high-tops aren't as important as you might think.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
Two small clinical studies show brain changes among young football players with a history of concussion and exposure to high-impact hits.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
Professional baseball pitchers who return after "Tommy John" surgery have similar career lengths and retirement reasons as other pitchers.
Chris Gorski, Editor
The goals of a major push for football helmet safety should bring improvements, but the overall results remain unpredictable.
Ongoing studies try to quantify the risks and benefits of contact sports.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
Renowned swimmer discusses the strategies and expert guidance that helped him win 28 Olympic medals.
Getting enough shut-eye, say experts, could give athletes that elusive edge in competition.
A closer look at how studies of the surgery produced conflicting results.
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