Latest Sport Stories

2014-07-27 23:02:12

Sport and Spine Rehab of Columbia recently announced that Dr. Rob Agosto, PT, DPT, CKTP who previously practiced at Sport and Spine Rehab of Rockville, has joined the Columbia clinical team. In addition, SSR of Columbia announced that Dr. Agosto has become its first Tricare provider. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Dr. Rob Agosto, DPT, who has been with the Sport and Spine Rehab Companies since 2006 and had until recently been caring for patients at the Sport and Spine Rehab of...

Study Of Youth Sports Finds That Being A Good Sport Ranks As The Top 'Fun' Factor
2014-07-10 03:49:10

George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health If you think winning is one of the key determinants that makes organized sports fun for kids think again: Winning along with other mental bonuses ranked near the bottom of 81 determinants of fun, each of which falls into one of 11 big fun factors, according to a new study. Despite the common belief that winning is all important when it comes to the "fun" factor, very little research had been done to actually identify...

2014-06-17 08:24:32

ParticipACTION releases a 'Play List' to celebrate the second annual Longest Day of Play TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rejoice! The first day of summer - and the longest day of the year - is almost here, and after a long, dark Canadian winter, it deserves a warm welcome. So, on June 21, ParticipACTION encourages families to clear their schedules, get outside and play on the Longest Day of Play. With only seven per cent of kids aged five to 11 meeting the Canadian Physical Activity...

2014-06-03 08:27:14

Athletes of All Skill Levels Using Smart Technology to Find Their Better Retailer Commits to Offering Widest Selection of Fitness and Sport Technology Products to Canadians CALGARY, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Sport Chek today announced its commitment to bringing more first-time innovations from top vendors around the world to Canada in 2014 and beyond. With wearable technology that tracks every step, caloric intake and sleep patterns, and the integration of technology into sports gear like tennis...

2014-06-03 08:27:01

Actor Chris O'Donnell Helps Liberty Mutual Insurance Shine a Light on the Need for Parents to Lead Sportsmanship Discussion BOSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring sports seasons in full swing and summer sports camps on the near horizon, a new national survey of 2,000 youth sports parents and coaches by Liberty Mutual Insurance illuminates a troubling decline in what some would say is the most important lesson of youth sports: sportsmanship. The results generated new resources and...

2014-03-10 08:25:45

Sports have been termed as a necessary element in the development of physical strength, health and wellness. OSLO, Norway, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sports have been termed as a necessary element in the development of physical strength, health and wellness. According to fitness experts people who engage in different sporting activities as part of the leisure are physically stronger and healthier compared to those who don't. Nutritionists say that in the current age of...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'