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Virtual Exercise Partners Improve Motivation
2014-04-24 07:10:28

While nothing can completely replace the motivation that exercising with another person can provide, new research from Michigan State University suggests that having a virtual workout buddy can also be somewhat effective.

Dumb Jock Stereotype Hinders Athletes’ Academic Performance
2013-04-22 18:41:54

According to a new study, when student athletes know their coaches expect more from them than performance on the court or field, they’re more likely to earn better scores in their academic endeavors.

2012-07-25 00:25:41

The inferior members of swimming or running relay teams – those athletes who fared poorest in individual races – showed the greatest gains when performing as part of a team, and those gains were even greater during final races as opposed to preliminary races.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.