A new study found that NCAA football players had a smaller hippocampus in comparison to non-playing peers of the same age and education level.
Dominance is the first reaction athletes experience during victory, a new study reveals. Body language known as "dominance threat display" or "triumph" is often observed in winners of Olympic and Paralympic judo matches. Researchers believe that this type of body language is innate and stems from an evolutionary need to establish order and hierarchy in society.
Neurocognitive tests may be more accurate than self-reports when evaluating concussion recovery, a new study suggests.
New research on professional runners reveals that running longer distances might actually have a protective effect.
During this weekend's American Medical Association meeting, doctors will decide if cheerleading should be categorized as a sport.
Study reports that children who specialize in one sport too early might suffer from more injuries than children who participate in multiple sports.
Who says you can't have brawn and brains? New research suggests that world-class athletes may be better than the rest of us in more ways in yet another way: cognitive ability. Surprisingly, researchers also found that being an athlete minimizes cogntive differences that normally occur between men and women.