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Go hard science or go home

In our sports coverage, we focus on physical demands, human performance, statistics, sports medicine, modern equipment and thoughtful analyses of the players, teams and games we love. From baseball to sailing to basketball to golf, from football to tennis to running to obscure sports, we seek the revealing secrets behind these competitions.

Looking beyond "practice makes perfect."

Chris Gorski, Editor

Men who participated in high school sports were more likely to be active in their twilight years.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Researchers are studying sports and things that would seem not to apply to sports at all.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Sports scientists could help musicians and other artists endure the stresses of their craft.

Chris Gorski, Editor

At the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the teams will battle extreme heat and humidity.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Four researchers came together to discuss what it takes for top athletes to run a marathon in under 2 hours.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Eye-tracking rig confirms that players must watch the ball to catch it.

Jessica Orwig, Contributor

At sports venues designed to maximize crowd atmosphere, beware of hearing loss.

Brian Owens, Contributor

A closer look at how studies of the surgery produced conflicting results.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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