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Researchers took a detailed look at 17 years of training records for Norway's Marit Bjørgen.
Plastic tracks could reduce the cost of Olympic “sliding” events and make the sports more environmentally friendly and accessible.
The goals of a major push for football helmet safety should bring improvements, but the overall results remain unpredictable.
How new and improved sports protection equipment could help in concussion prevention.
The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are concussions. Researchers talk about the problem of these head injuries in sports.